3 Out Of 10 S. Korean Working Moms Irregular Employees
Umer Jamshaid 2 months ago Fri 06th December 2019 | 02:10 PM
Almost three out of 10 South Korean working mothers were irregular employees, who are paid lower wage, statistical office data showed on Friday
SEOUL, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 6th Dec, 2019 ) :Almost three out of 10 South Korean working mothers were irregular employees, who are paid lower wage, statistical office data showed on Friday.
The number of working moms aged 15-54, who have children under 18, totaled 2,827,000 as of April, according to Statistics Korea. Among the total, the number of wage earners was 2,290,000.
Despite the on-year decline, the proportion of irregular working mothers was still in a high level.
It indicated female workers having difficulties in regaining their regular-worker status after marriage and having babies.
Of the total female paid workers with minor children, 10.2 percent earned less than 1 million won (840 U.S. Dollars) per month. The portion of those earning less than 2 million won (1,680 U.S. dollars) per month reached 43.3 percent.