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The Korea Employers Duty of Care to their Overseas Employees a Legal Perspective

Published by the BKL (BAE, KIM & LEE) and the International SOS Foundation. A briefing paper on Duty of Care in Korea and the responsibility of companies to their business travellers and expatriates.


The Occupational Safety and Health Act imposes a wide range of obligations on employers to maintain and promote the safety and health of workers, and violations may result in administrative measures, fines, and criminal penalties.Most workplaces are subject to the Occupational Safety and Health Act. The contents that may apply to overseas workers are as indicate.


Please note that this paper is in local language: Korean