A ruling party lawmaker drew protests Sunday after suggesting that foreign workers here should not be subject to minimum wage adjustments.
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Migrant workers here are paid much less than Korean workers and the wage gap between the two groups is the largest among OECD member nations.
According to the OECD Employment Outlook 2015, Wednesday, native-born workers receive wages 1.55 times higher those of foreign-born employees.
SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Yonhap) -- South Korea has the largest wage gap between native and foreign workers among the world's leading developed economies with high income, data showed Wednesday.
The 2015 employment outlook by the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) showed that South Korean employees get paid 1.55 times more than foreign-born workers on Read More
North Korea has rejected a report by a United Nations human rights investigator that it is sending its citizens abroad to work under harsh conditions to earn hard currency, calling it a “reckless behavior.”Read More