South Korea labour law cuts working week to 52 hours

South Koreans work longer hours than people in most other developed countries.

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    A controversial new law in South Korea will limit the working week from a maximum of 68 to 52 hours.

    The government says it will help work-life balance, but some businesses say it will make them less competitive.

     

    Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from Seoul.


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