Complaints to Labor Board/Commission
An employee's complaint against her/his employer may be heard by either the Korean Labor Board or the Korean Labor Commission. The nature of the complaint determines which body will hear the case.
Types of cases
1) unpaid wages / unpaid severance pay / unpaid overtime pay
2) claim for sexual harassment cases
3) claim for industrial accident cases
Types of cases
1) Unfair Dimissal
2) Unfair Suspension / transfer / reduction wages
3) Unfair labor practices
Ministry of Labor Hotline:
Call 1350 and press 5 for Foreign Languages (then 1 for English or listen for your own language), between 9AM and 6PM
Ministry of Employment and Labor Website
National Labor Consultation Center: info on various topics including wages, retirement pay, dismissal, trade unions, occupational safety, equal employment, general labor matters, etc.
Phone counseling service from Monday to Friday, 9:00 to 18:00.
Internet Counselling available (click on Q&A under Don't Miss - in blue to the left of the MOEL website
Foreign Workers from within Korea:031-345-5000
Foreign Workers from overseas: 82-31-345-5000
Foreign CEOs from within Korea: 031-345-5200
Foreign CEOs from overseas - 82-31-345-5200
International Cooperation Bureau: For more information on MOEL homepage and policies, please contact the International Cooperation Bureau.(82-2)-2110-7436
Foreign Workforce Policy Division: For more information on the Employment Permit System, please contact the Foreign Workforce Policy Division.(82-2)-2110-7198
Korean Labor Policies 2012 can be found on the MOEL website.
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Last Updated on 2021-02-08
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