South Korea to increase employment figures

Under a government plan to increase employment figures, some part-time jobs will be legitimised.

    Is pouring water in a South Korean restaurant a full-time job?
     
    And what about the workers who varnish your nails?
     
    Up to now, the government has classed work like this as only part time, but as it tries to cut the unemployment total, the jobs market is changing.

    Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports from Seoul.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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