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  • Cyanea
  • Hero of Waygookistan

    • 1115

    • September 04, 2016, 01:48:24 pm
    • Las Vegas
Does this law apply to foreigners and what constitutes bullying?

When I think of all the waygooks that have endured appalling treatment at the hands of hogwon bosses and supervisors..its as if this rule is ten years too late.


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South Korea employers face jail for sacking harassed staff under new bullying law

Abuse by those in power is so widespread that there is a word for it – ‘gabjil’

The new law will subject owners of companies that “unfairly demote or dismiss” workers who allege harassment to three years imprisonment or a fine of up to 30m won ($25,000).

A recent government survey found that two-thirds of workers had experienced harassment on the job, while 80% had witnessed it.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/16/south-korea-employers-face-jail-for-sacking-harassed-staff-under-new-bullying-law


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South Korean bosses can now be jailed for firing bullied employees as country cracks down on toxic work culture

By Jake Kwon and Julia Hollingsworth, CNN

Updated 1023 GMT (1823 HKT) July 16, 2019

Seoul (CNN)South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the country's toxic work culture.
https://edition.cnn.com/2019/07/16/asia/south-korea-workplace-bullying-law-intl-hnk/index.html
Catch my drift?


  • NorthStar
  • Expert Waygook

    • 501

    • July 05, 2017, 10:54:06 am
    • Seoul
Yeah..good luck with that.