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S. Korean Screenwriters Suffer from Harsh Working Environment: Study

S. Korean Screenwriters Suffer from Harsh Working Environment: Study

SEOUL, May 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The Screenwriters Branch of the National Union of Media Workers conducted a survey of 580 screenwriters in South Korea, which showed that majority of them are usually hired as freelancers, leaving them exposed to the blind spots of labor law. Most of the screenwriters could not take leaves of [...]

Court Acknowledges Correlation Between Leukemia, Working Environment

Court Acknowledges Correlation Between Leukemia, Working Environment

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean court on Thursday ruled that an employee suffering from leukemia after working at Samsung Electronics Co.’s chip production line should be recognized as a victim of an industrial accident. The verdict is the latest chapter in a controversy centered on the safety of the work environment [...]

Hyosung to Begin Full-fledged “Smart Work” without Written Authorization

Hyosung to Begin Full-fledged “Smart Work” without Written Authorization

SEOUL, July 3 (Korea Bizwire) – Hyosung Group decided to make a full innovation in their working environment by introducing a “Work Smart” campaign abolishing written approval procedure in the work processes. From July 1, Hyosung Group began the campaign to encourage communication among workers and maximize the business result by abolishing all the processes not [...]