South Korea’s 69-hour workweek plan faces youth resistance; this is why
The South Korean government has been forced to reconsider its 69-hour workweek plan after negative reactions from the younger generation. The increase in working week hours is also because some countries, including Australia and the UK, are considering a four-day work week to give employees more time away from the office.
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