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Period of calculating average wage

South Korea - October 31 2014 The Korean Supreme Court recently issued remarkable rulings concerning a "period of calculating average wage." Average wage is a base wage for...

Tae Hwan Oh, Seong-Sig Kim.


Trend of precedents following the Supreme Court en banc decision on ordinary wages

South Korea - September 16 2014 Described below is the trend of the decisions made by the Supreme Court and other courts on ordinary wages after the Supreme Court rendered an en...

Tae Hwan Oh, Seong-Sig Kim.


Ministry of Employment and Labor subdivide selection criteria of business places which fall short of standards for the employment of female workers

South Korea - June 18 2014 On June 9, 2014, the Ministry of Employment and Labor made pre-announcement of legislation for partial amendment of the Enforcement Regulations of...

Tae Hwan Oh, Seong-Sig Kim.


Amendments to the Labor Standards Act Effective March 24, 2014

South Korea - March 25 2014 On March 24, 2014, additional amendments to the Labor Standards Act ("LSA") were promulgated and came into effect. The key aspects of the amendments...

Tae Hwan Oh, Seong-Sig Kim.


Heightened statutory protection of non-regular employees

South Korea - March 10 2014 On February 28, 2014, the National Assembly passed a bill to amend the Act on the Protection, etc. of Fixed-Term and Part-Time Workers (the...

Tae Hwan Oh, Seong-Sig Kim.