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  1. Korea, Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act on the Promotion of the Economic Activities of Career-Break Women, etc. (Act No. 9101). (경력단절여성등의 경제활동 촉진법 ( 약칭: 경력단절여성법 )) - Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-06-05 | KOR-2009-L-86776

    The purpose of this Act is to contribute to women's economic self-reliance and self-realization and the sustainable development of the national economy by promoting the economic activities of career-break women, etc.

  2. Korea, Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Enforcement Decree of the Act on Fostering and Supporting Women Scientists and Technicians (Presidential Decree No. 21551). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-01-26 | KOR-2009-R-95629

  3. Korea, Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Enforcement Decree of the Act on Prohibition of Age Discrimination in Employment and Aged Employment Promotion. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2009 | Date of entry into force: 2010-05-05 | KOR-2009-L-85439

    Prescribes matters delegated by the Act on Prohibition of Age Discrimination in Employment and Aged Employment Promotion and those necessary for the enforcement thereof.

  4. Korea, Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Enforcement Decree of the Act on the Promotion of the Economic Activities of Career-Break Women, etc. (No. 312 of 2008). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-12-03 | KOR-2008-R-98166

  5. Korea, Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Enforcement Decree of the Anti-Discrimination Against and Remedies for Persons with Disabilities Act (Presidential Decree No. 20766) - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2008-04-10 | KOR-2008-R-91250

    The purpose of this Act is to define matters mandated in the Anti-Discrimination Against and Remedies for Persons with Disabilities Act and matters necessary for enforcement of
    the Act.

  6. Korea, Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Support for Multicultural Families Act (Act No. 8937). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2008-03-21 | KOR-2008-L-91247

    The purpose of this Act is to contribute to the improvement of the quality of life of multicultural family members and the unity of society by helping multicultural family members enjoy stable family living.

  7. Korea, Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Anti-Discrimination Against and Remedies for Persons with Disabilities Act (Act No. 10280). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2008 | KOR-2008-L-91249

    The purpose of this Act is to realize the human dignity and worth of persons with disabilities by prohibiting disability-based discrimination in all areas of society, and effectively safeguarding the rights of individuals discriminated based on disability, thus enabling them to fully participate in society and to secure equal rights.

  8. Korea, Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act on the Promotion of Creation of Family-Friendly Social Environment (Act No. 8695). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2007-12-17 | KOR-2007-L-86774

    The purpose of this Act is to contribute to the improvement of the quality of life of nationals and the development of the State and society, by promoting the creation of a family-friendly social environment.

  9. Korea, Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Enforcement Decree of the Act on Employment Promotion and Vocational Rehabilitation for the Disabled (Presidential Decree No. 20308). - Decree on-line

    Adoption: 2007-10-10 | KOR-2007-R-78613

    Implements the Act on Employment Promotion and Vocational Rehabilitation for the Disabled. Provides inter alia for the criteria for disabled persons and persons with severe disabilities; workers excluded from application; composition of the Disabled Persons Employment Promotion Committee, its functions etc; job placmenet and assistance; post employment adaptation guidance; and financial subsidies and other provisions for enterprises.

  10. Korea, Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act on Fostering and Supporting Women Scientists and Technicians (Act No. 6791). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-06-19 | KOR-2002-L-95628

  11. Korea, Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Enforcement Decree of the Act on Equal Employment and Support for Work-Family Reconciliation (Presidential Decree No. 16189). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1999-03-17 | KOR-1999-L-78612

    Implements the Equal Employment Act with respect to, inter alia, education to prevent sexual harassment at work, affirmative action plans, and childcare leave.

  12. Korea, Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act on Family Rite Establishment and Related Assistance (Act No. 5837). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1999-02-08 | KOR-1999-L-86775

    The purpose of this Act is to eradicate empty formalities and vanity and stimulate sound social morale growth through the rationalization of family rites procedures and assistance in programs and activities carried out to propagate and establish sound family rites.

  13. Korea, Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Framework Act on Women's Development (Act No. 5136). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1995-12-30 | KOR-1995-L-86777

    The purpose of this Act is to promote the equality between men and women in all the areas of politics, economy, society and culture and to facilitate the women┐s development by stipulating the fundamental matters with regard to the obligation, etc. of the State and local governments for realizing an idea of equality between men and women under the Constitution of the Republic of Korea.

  14. Korea, Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act on Prohibition of Age Discrimination in Employment and Aged Employment Promotion (Act No. 4487, Dec. 31, 1991). (고용상 연령차별금지 및 고령자고용촉진에 관한 법률 ( 약칭: 고령자고용법 )) - Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1991-12-31 | KOR-1991-L-86725

    The purpose of this Act is to contribute to the employment security of the aged and to the development of the national economy by prohibiting discrimination in employment on the grounds of age without reasonable causes and supporting and promoting the employment of the aged so that they can have jobs suitable for their abilities.

  15. Korea, Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Single Parent Family Support Act (Act No. 4121). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1989-04-01 | KOR-1989-L-86773

    The purpose of this Act is to contribute to the stabilization of living and to the promotion of welfare of single-parent families by supporting them to lead a healthy and civilized life.

  16. Korea, Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act on Equal Employment and Support for Work-Family Reconciliation (Act No. 3989). (Sexual Equality Employment Act) - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1987-12-04 | Date of entry into force: 1989-04-01 | KOR-1987-L-27217

    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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