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Opportunities Grow in South Korea for Uzbek Workers

Opportunities Grow in South Korea for Uzbek Workers

By Catherine Putz
As South Korea increasingly looks to migrant labor to address shortages in major industries, Uzbekistan is keen on providing workers.

Dashed Korean Dreams: The Plight of Migrant Workers

Dashed Korean Dreams: The Plight of Migrant Workers

By Eunwoo Lee
South Korea’s handling of migrant workers is a blotch on the country's reputation. 
South Korea’s Government Accused of Violating Labor Rights Amid Truckers’ Strike

South Korea’s Government Accused of Violating Labor Rights Amid Truckers’ Strike

By Chelsie Alexandre
The disruption caused by the truckers’ strike has led to an aggressive response from the Yoon administration, with no signs of successful negotiation. 

South Korea’s Electronics Giant Lee Kun-hee, Chair of Samsung, Dies at 78

South Korea’s Electronics Giant Lee Kun-hee, Chair of Samsung, Dies at 78

By Mitch Shin
Two different – and contrasting – reviews of the electronics icon’s leadership have emerged since the announcement of Lee’s passing.

How COVID-19 Wreaked Havoc on South Korea’s Labor Market

How COVID-19 Wreaked Havoc on South Korea’s Labor Market

By Vladimir Hlasny
Despite a resolute response by the government, COVID-19 has taken a serious bite out of the South Korean economy.

Concerns Rise Over South Korea’s Dual Labor Market

Concerns Rise Over South Korea’s Dual Labor Market

By Kyle Ferrier
Public sector contract workers went on strike to protest their unequal status -- and uneven government progress on the issue.

Can South Korea Jumpstart Job Creation?

Can South Korea Jumpstart Job Creation?

By Hyunmin Michael Kang
South Korea unveils its five-year plan for creating jobs, but will it be enough?
How Korea's Labor Market Breeds Social Inequality

How Korea's Labor Market Breeds Social Inequality

By Vladimir Hlasny
Structural flaws in Korea's labor market trap workers and perpetuate social inequality.

South Korean Labor Strike Streak Fizzles Out

South Korean Labor Strike Streak Fizzles Out

By Elaine Ramirez
Trickle-down labor reforms aimed to revive dismal economy, but lack safety net for bottom rung.

South Korea’s Labor Protests Weren’t an Aberration

By Steven Denney
South Korea's labor protests should come as no surprise -- and you can expect more to follow.

Number of Irregular Workers Continue to Rise in South Korea

Number of Irregular Workers Continue to Rise in South Korea

By Steven Denney
South Korea's economic inequality keeps getting worse.
South Korea's Migrant Workers in the Public Eye

South Korea's Migrant Workers in the Public Eye

By Steven Denney
The hardships faced by foreign workers in South Korea are slowing gaining more public attention.

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