From June 22, a worker can apply for shorter working hours program for childcare. From the same date, paternity leave is allowed to male employees who become a father. Also, workers can divide up the use of the one year…
Almost every year, early summer in Korea has been a season of strikes and rallies by labor unions. So far, it seems like a different one this year.
The Labor Standards Act applies to all workplaces that hire workers. However, there are some articles of the law that are not mandatory for a workplace with less than 5 workers.
According to the Labor Standards Act (LSA), a workplace hiring 10 or more workers should draw up rules of employment and submit them to the Ministry of Labor.