Pedestrians cross a road in a business district in Seoul. Photo: AFP Pedestrians cross a road in a business district in Seoul. Photo: AFP
Pedestrians cross a road in a business district in Seoul. Photo: AFP
South Korea

South Korea’s toxic employers face jail over workplace bullying under new labour law

  • The legislation that comes into effect on Tuesday will criminalise business owners who unfairly dismiss employees harassed at work
  • Two-thirds of South Korean workers say they have been harassed on the job, while 80 per cent have witnessed it, according to a government survey

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Pedestrians cross a road in a business district in Seoul. Photo: AFP Pedestrians cross a road in a business district in Seoul. Photo: AFP
Pedestrians cross a road in a business district in Seoul. Photo: AFP
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