Short news from South Korea.
The South Korean parliament has decided to reduce the working week from 68 to 52 hours. With this measure, President Moon Jae-in is enacting an important election pledge. South Korea is among the countries with the longest working hours worldwide. So far, employees had to work twelve overtime hours per week. While the employees are happy about the news, small businesses fear losses in sales.
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