S. Korea to map out universal employment insurance plan by year-end: labor minister

Yonhap News Agency,
21 May 2020, Korea, Rep

The government plans to prepare a roadmap for a universal employment insurance system by the end of the year, the labor minister said Thursday.

"The government plans to provide a roadmap by the end of this year to clear any blind spots in the universal employment insurance system," Labor Minister Lee Jae-gap said in a press briefing Thursday, "We will then hold social dialogue (over the issue) and expand the scope of beneficiaries in phased steps."