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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Labour and Employment Compliance in South Korea

ISBN13: 9789041161499
Published: June 2015
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Paperback
Price: £48.00

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Detailed attention to compliance with labour and employment laws is crucial for success in setting up business in a foreign country. This book – one of a series derived from Kluwer’s matchless publication International Labour and Employment Compliance Handbook available on www kluwerlawonline.com – focuses on the relevant laws and regulations in the Republic of Korea. It is thoroughly practical in orientation. Employers and their counsel can be assured that it fulfills the need for accurate and detailed knowledge of laws in the Republic of Korea on all aspects of employment, from recruiting to termination, working conditions, compensation and benefits to collective bargaining.

The volume proceeds in a logical sequence through such topics as the following:

  • written and oral contracts
  • interviewing and screening
  • evaluations and warnings
  • severance pay
  • reductions in force
  • temporary workers
  • trade union rights
  • wage and hour laws
  • employee benefits
  • workers’ compensation
  • safety and environmental regulations
  • immigration law compliance
  • restrictive covenants
  • anti-discrimination laws
  • employee privacy rights
  • dispute resolution
  • recordkeeping requirements
A wealth of practical features such as checklists of do’s and don’ts, step-by-step compliance measures, applicable fines and penalties, and much more contribute to the book’s day-to-day usefulness. Easy to understand for lawyers and non-lawyers alike, this book is sure to be welcomed by business executives and human resources professionals, as well as by corporate counsel and business lawyers.

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Chapter 1. Legal Framework: Employment Laws
Chapter 2. Contracts of Employment
Chapter 3. Recruiting, Interviewing, Screening and Hiring Employees
Chapter 4. Managing Performance/Conduct
Chapter 5. Termination of Employees for Performance or Disciplinary Reasons
Chapter 6. Layoffs, Reductions in Force, and/or Redundancies as a Result of Job Eliminations or other Restructuring
Chapter 7. Use of Alternative Workforces: Independent Contractors, Contract Employees and Temporary or Leased Workers
Chapter 8. Obligation to Bargain Collectively with Trade Unions: Employees’ Right to Strike and a Company’s Right to Continue Business Operations
Chapter 9. Working Conditions: Hours of Work and Payment of Wages – By Statute or Collective Agreements
Chapter 10. Other Working Conditions and Bene.ts – By Statute, Collective Agreements or Company Policy
Chapter 11. Industrial Accident Compensation (Workers’ Compensation)
Chapter 12. Company’s Obligation to Provide Safe and Healthy Workplace
Chapter 13. Immigration, Secondment, and Foreign Assignment
Chapter 14. Protection of Whistle Blowing Claims
Chapter 15. Prohibition of Discrimination in the Workplace
Chapter 16. Privacy, Technology and Transfer of Personal Data
Chapter 17. Required Notices And Postings