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S. Koreans with Lower Education Attainment More than Twice as Likely to Go Jobless Due to Health Issues

S. Koreans with Lower Education Attainment More than Twice as Likely to Go Jobless Due to Health Issues

SEOUL, July 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Education attainment plays a significant role in one’s inability to work due to health issues, according to a recent study. A research team led by Prof. Kang Mo-yeol and Jeong Ji-yoon from the Catholic University of Korea Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital analyzed National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data [...]

S. Korean Workers Arrive in South Asian Countries Despite the Region’s Rampant Spread of COVID-19

S. Korean Workers Arrive in South Asian Countries Despite the Region’s Rampant Spread of COVID-19

SEOUL, July 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean workers and entrepreneurs are being permitted to bypass strict entry bans on foreigners to travel to South Asian countries where the coronavirus is rapidly spreading. Despite the rampant spread of the virus in the region, South Korean workers and entrepreneurs are accepting the risk in order to [...]

Gov’t Takes Steps to Protect Construction Workers from Summer Heat

Gov’t Takes Steps to Protect Construction Workers from Summer Heat

SEOUL, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Scorching summer temperatures can be a serious risk to industrial workers. With this in mind, the government is working on initiatives to protect industrial workers from the summer heat. According to the Korea Occupational Safety & Health Agency (KOSHA) on Monday, the number of industrial workers who suffered from [...]