– The Act on Punishment of Serious Accidents, etc. (Severe Accident Punishment Act) is about to go into effect on the 27th. However, the enforcement of the law was suspended for three years for businesses with fewer than 50 employees, and businesses with fewer than five employees were excluded from the application of the law.
– On the afternoon of the 24th, the Gyeongnam Headquarters of the Federation of Korean Trade Unions held a ‘Testimony Contest for Workers Exposed to Dangerous Work’ in the conference room of the Changwon Headquarters in Gyeongsangnam-do, and said, “The Act on the Punishment of Serious Accidents should be revised so that all workers, including small businesses, can be protected by the law.” urged.
– A worker working at a workplace with fewer than 50 employees in Changwon said in a testimony contest, “The working environment is the worst with dust, harmful gas and noise, and the equipment that has become obsolete frequently breaks down unexpectedly.” “Safety accidents occur repeatedly. However, safety and health measures and measures to prevent recurrence are not well-known.”
– He continued, “Although the Act on Punishment of Serious Accidents is being enforced, workers in small businesses are outside the bounds of the law,” he said.
Inauguration of ‘Labor Economy Headquarters’ under the Labor Relations Commission, Lee Jae-myung
– The Labor and Economy Headquarters was launched under the Labor Relations Committee of the Democratic Party’s Presidential Candidate Election Countermeasures Committee, Lee Jae-myung. On the morning of the 24th, the Labor Commission held the inauguration ceremony of the Labor Economics Headquarters at Seoul Dang in Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul.
– The Labor and Economy Headquarters is said to have about 3,000 participants, including former and current labor activists who have been active in financial policy institutions, financial supervisory institutions, financial institutions, and public institutions, as well as professionals, small business owners, SMEs, and civil society organizations.
– The inauguration ceremony was attended by Kim Young-joo, a member of the Democratic Party of Korea, an advisor to the Labor Committee, and Lee Su-jin, Kang Seung-gyu, and Shim Il-seon, co-chairs.
– The participants said, “We cannot hand over the power to anti-labor, anti-democratic forces as the senior citizens of the democratization generation who contributed to the democratization and human rights of the Republic of Korea as a tie unit during the dictatorship in the past.”
– He continued, “Based on various careers and rich experiences in the private, public, and government sectors that showed policies and capabilities based on strong driving force and will for the country and the future, I am convinced that the leader who can lead the Republic of Korea in the era of great transformation is undoubtedly candidate Lee Jae-myung. “I will do my best to re-create the government,” he said.
– In a written congratulatory speech read by Advisor Kim Young-joo, Candidate Jae-myung Lee said, “The laws and systems do not contain new forms of labor and workers are left in blind spots. Let’s try to rectify the reality we are recording,” he emphasized.
Young job seekers hoped for a job “public institution, annual salary of 40 million won”
– The most preferred jobs for young job seekers are public institutions and civil servants, and wages and welfare levels are considered as considerations when looking for employment.
– On the 23rd, the Korea Employers Federation announced the results of a survey on the perception of young job seekers on employment of 500 job seekers. The survey was conducted on men and women between the ages of 20 and 34 nationwide.
– According to the survey, 36.8% of the respondents said they wanted to work in public institutions or public officials, followed by large enterprises 17.2%, mid-sized companies 14.6%, SMEs 11.2%, and venture/startups 2.4%. Others are 1.6%. A striking point is that 16.2% of the respondents said they don’t care where they work as long as they get a job.
– For employment consideration, wage and welfare level (37.6%) was the highest, employment stability 21.7%, work-life balance (work-life balance) and corporate culture 20.5%, growth potential and vision 12.5%, company size and awareness 3.2%, company Location 2.8% followed by other 1.5%.
– The desired wage was the highest at 39.6% of 30 to 40 million won. 22 million to 30 million won 28.4%, 40 million to 50 million won 15.8%, and 10.4% over 50 million won. 5.8% of the respondents said that the minimum wage, around 22 million won, was okay.