workers Archives | Page 3 of 8 | Be Korea-savvy
‘Home Fatigue’ Prompts Employees to Return to Work

‘Home Fatigue’ Prompts Employees to Return to Work

SEOUL, April 16 (Korea Bizwire) — With the coronavirus outbreak in South Korea showing signs of containment, major mobile carriers are transitioning from work-from-home to flexible commuting policies. The country’s top three telecommunication firms — SK Telecom Co., KT Corp. and LG Uplus Corp. — decided they cannot sustain business based on work-from-home policies, which [...]

Companies Ignoring Basic Workers’ Rights as Virus Outbreak Spreads

Companies Ignoring Basic Workers’ Rights as Virus Outbreak Spreads

SEOUL, March 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The spread of the new coronavirus has made things difficult for companies, leading to a growing number of employees suffering from labor code violations such as forced annual leave, unpaid leave, layoffs and pay cuts. According to an analysis of 911 reported cases, which civic group Workplace Gapjil 119 [...]