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Original name: 남녀고용평등과 일가정 양립 지원에 관한 법률
Name: Equal Employment Opportunity And Work-family Balance Assistance Act (Act No. 8781, Dec. 21, 2007).
Country: Republic of Korea
Subject(s): Equality of opportunity and treatment
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2007-12-21
Entry into force:
ISN: KOR-2007-L-113820
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=113820&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Korea Legislation Research Institute (KLRI), Korea Law Translation Centre (KLT) PDF of Act in English as amended to Act No. 18178, May 18, 2021 PDF of Act in English as amended to Act No. 18178, May 18, 2021 (consulted on 2022-12-05)
Abstract/Citation: The purpose of this Act is to contribute not only to realizing equal employment for both genders by guaranteeing equal opportunities and treatment in employment between men and women in accordance with the principle of equality proclaimed in the Constitution of the Republic of Korea, by protecting motherhood, and by promoting the employment of women, but also to improving the quality of all the people's lives by assisting work-family balance of employees.

Wholly revised and amended Act on Equal Employment and Support for Work-Family Reconciliation (Act No. 3989).
Repealed text(s):

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