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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 [...]

New Legislation Guarantees Wages for Workers Even if Construction Companies Go Bankrupt

New Legislation Guarantees Wages for Workers Even if Construction Companies Go Bankrupt

SEJONG, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Starting next year, workers’ wages are expected to be secured safely even if construction companies participating in public works fail and bank accounts are seized. Government ministries, including the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and the Public Procurement Service, announced measures on Friday to improve the direct wage [...]