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South Korea to introduce anti-bullying act

South Korea to introduce anti-bullying act

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SEOUL, July 18 (UPI) -- The South Korean government will revise a labor law to define workplace bullying and introduce anti-bullying measures to discourage cultures of bullying and abuse at work. The prime minister's office revealed a government-wide campaign for workplace bullying Tuesday in response to recent reports of harassment from service industries. The government will mandate employers to look into workplace bullying when reported, come up with ways to punish those responsible and protect victims from emotional and physical damage. The country has seen various reports of workplace abuses recently. Junior nurses revealed a long-running culture of abuse by senior nurses taking advantage of their hierarchy. Graduate students reported abuse by their academic supervisors in research ...