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South Korea employees banned from working overtime

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Road in Seoul, South Korea

A road in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: NADEZHDANADEINA (Pixabay).


PanARMENIAN.Net – The government in South Korea’s capital is introducing a new initiative to force its employees to leave work on time – by powering down all their computers at 20:00 on Fridays, the BBC reports.

It says it is trying to stop a “culture of working overtime”.

South Korea has some of the longest working hours in the world.

Government employees there work an average of 2,739 hours a year – about 1,000 hours more than workers in other developed countries.

Full story: panarmenian.net

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