Thursday, May 15, 2008

[The Chosun Ilbo, April 22 2008] Labor Board Says E-Mail Pink Slips No Good

A regional labor commission has ruled that dismissing employees verbally, by telephone, text message or e-mail, rather than through a written notice, is wrongful.

A 35-year-old salesman identified as Lee received an e-mail from his company on Dec. 31, four months after he began working for the software distribution firm. The e-mail simply stated that the company was terminating his employment, without providing further details. Lee filed for assistance from the Seoul Regional Labor Relations Commission for the wrongful dismissal.

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