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  1. Korea, Republic of - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Enforcement Decree of the Act on the Protection,, etc. of Fixed-Term and Part-Time Employees (Presidential Decree No. 20093). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2007-06-18 | Date of entry into force: 2007-07-01 | KOR-2007-R-79808

    Implements the principle Act, including: scope of application; exceptions to the limit on employment period of fixed-terms employees; number, qualification requirements etc. of experts; delegation of authority; imposition of fines for negligence.

  2. Korea, Republic of - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Act on the Protection, etc. of Fixed-Term and Part-Time Employees (Act No. 8074). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2006-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2007-07-01 | KOR-2006-L-79807

    Chapter I - General Provisions
    Chapter II - Fixed-Term Employees
    Chapter III - Part-Time Employees
    Chapter IV - Prohibition and Redress of Discriminatory Treatment
    Chapter V - Supplementary Provisions
    Chapter VI - Penal Provisions
    Amends the Labor Standards Act by deleting Article 23 and substituting "Articles 13 and 23" in Article 115 with "Article 13".

  3. Korea, Republic of - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Enforcement Decree of the Act relating to Protection, etc., for Dispatched Workers, 1998 (No. 15828). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1998-07-01 | Date of entry into force: 1998-07-01 | KOR-1998-R-64973

    Regulates various matters pertaining to enforcement of act relating to protection of workers contracted out to other employers.

  4. Korea, Republic of - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Enforcement Decree of the Wage Claim Guarantee Act, 1998 (No. 15804). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1998-05-26 | KOR-1998-R-64974

    Regulates various matters pertaining to enforcement of Wage Claim Guarantee Act. Under this Act Wage Claim Guarantee Fund pays wages of workers which were not covered due to bankruptcy of employer. Inter alia provides for jurisdiction of Deliberation Commission on Wage Claim Guarantee Fund.

  5. Korea, Republic of - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Wage Claim Guarantee Act (No. 5513 of 1998). - English Translations (as amended)

    Adoption: 1998-02-20 | KOR-1998-L-50942

    Establishes a Wage Claim Guarantee Fund which shall pay wages of workers who were not paid due to an employer bankruptcy.

  6. Korea, Republic of - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Act relating to Protection, etc., for Dispatched Workers (Act No. 5512). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1998-02-20 | Date of entry into force: 1998-07-01 | KOR-1998-L-51008

    Provides for conditions of employment for temporary workers contracted out (dispatched) to other employers. Chapter II defines which types of employment may not rely on temporary workers and sets a maximum length of sub-contracted work of one year (with possibility of extension). This Chapter also requires permission from the Ministry of Labour to dispatch a worker and prohibits the use of dispatched workers in enterprises where there is an existing industrial dispute. Chapter III governs conditions of employment of dispatched workers, including such matters as contracts, notice to be given to dispatched workers, and medical examination of dispatched workers.

  7. Korea, Republic of - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Enforcement Decree of the Labor Standards Act (Presidential Decree No. 15320). (근로기준법 시행령) - Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line in Korean Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1997-03-27 | KOR-1997-L-56136

    Provides for the implementation of provisions of the Labour Standards Act 1997. Article 37 and Table 2 establishing work prohibited to persons under the age of 18 years.

  8. Korea, Republic of - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Employee Welfare Fund Act [Law No. 4391 of 10 August 1991]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1991-08-10 | KOR-1991-L-41945

    Employers shall establish an Employee Welfare Fund, equal to 5/100 of the business's net profit, to provide employees with certain financial help or loans.

  9. Korea, Republic of - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Enforcement Decree of the Minimum Wage Act, 1987 (No. 12207). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1987-07-01 | KOR-1987-R-64978

    Regulates various matters pertaining to enforcement of Minimum Wage Act. Inter alia provides for minimum wage of minors, minimum wage of contract workers, criteria for exlusion from application of minimum wage, as well as some related matters. English translation.

  10. Korea, Republic of - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Minimum Wage Act (Act No. 3927 of 31 December 1986) - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1986-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 1986-12-31 | KOR-1986-L-27216

    The Minimum Wage Law applies to all enterprises to which the Labor Standards Law applies. It requires the Minister of Labour in collaboration with the Minimum Wage Council, by November 30 of each year, to determine the minimum wage for each category of industry and each classification of worker therein. Article 7 exempts certain workers from coverage of the Act, including the physically and mentally handicapped and "other workers to whom it is recognized as inappropriate to apply the minimum wage."


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