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Original name: Sexual Equality Employment Act
Name: Act on Equal Employment and Support for Work-Family Reconciliation (Act No. 3989).
Country: Republic of Korea
Subject(s): Equality of opportunity and treatment; Maternity protection
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1987-12-04
Entry into force:
ISN: KOR-1987-L-27217
Bibliography: Labor Laws of Korea 1991, Ministry of Labor, Republic of Korea, pp. 69-74
Labor Laws of Korea 1998, Ministry of Labor, Republic of Korea, pp. 135-144
Labor Laws of Korea 2004, Ministry of Labor, Republic of Korea, pp. 201-214
Labor Laws of Korea 2007, 2007-12, International Cooperation Office, Republic of Korea, Part I, pp. 469-486
Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line in English Ministry of Government Legislation, Republic of Korea PDF of Act as amended to 30/06/2013 PDF of Act as amended to 30/06/2013 (consulted on 2011-06-06)
Abstract/Citation: The Law requires employers to provide equal opportunities to women and men in regard to recruitment and promotion. It includes a requirement of equal pay for equal-value work. It also mandates the availability of a maternity leave of up to one year and requires the provision of nursing facilities for infants. Available in English, consolidated.
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