South Korean Human Rights Monitor

unfair labor conditions


Migrant Workers’ Plight in Working in Korea

Eunjung Cha December 12, 2012

Labor relations committee of Lawyers for a Democratic Society (or known in Korea as Minbyun), Labor Consultant Meeting for the Realization of Labor Rights, and Migrant Workers’ Union submitted a petition to the National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRCK). According to these three human rights labor organizations, a policy on the  migrant workers has… Continue Reading »


NHRCK Concerned Over Lack of Senior Caregivers’ Labor Conditions

May Cho July 2, 2012

The National Human Rights Commission of the Republic of Korea (NHRCK) announced yesterday that there is a need for policy improvements at the Ministry of Health and Welfare regarding the labor conditions of senior caregivers’. Senior caregivers have been implemented since the Long Term Care Insurance Program was implemented in July 2008. Caregivers assist in… Continue Reading »


Samsung Voted as third Worst Company Worldwide

Alexandra Bauer February 3, 2012

Samsung Electronics showed recently clearly two sides of its company. Market research firms declared Samsung as the first top seller of smart phones worldwide. Last year the conglomerate sold over 95 million and therewith surpassed its business competitors as Apple, Nokia, Sony Ericsson and Motorola, by far. But the competition of course does not stop… Continue Reading »

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