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Commentary on Korean Labor Standards Act

October 1, 2010


Retired Presiding Judge Jin-Gyeong CHEONG's "Commentary on the Labor Standards Act" was published this week by Pak Younga Sa Publishing. Attorney Cheong, the head of the Labor Law Team at J & S Law Firm was an editor for the publication and contributed an article concerning remedies for unfair dismissal.

The publication contains three volumes and is the only commentary on the Labor Standards Act of Korea.  The publication may be found at most Korean law firms, libraries and book stores (ISBN 978-89-6454-604-8).

Attorney Cheong holds a doctors degree in Labor Law from Seoul National University and an LL.M. from Duke University.  He retired from his position as a judge after serving on the bench for over 20 years.   His last position with the Korean court system was as the presiding judge at the Seoul Central District Court of a court panel handling Medical Malpractice cases.  His research interests include Labor Law, Medical Malpractice and Litigation Techniques.  A practitioner's guide to medical malpractice cases shall be published next week in a leading legal journal.  His profile may be found  be HERE.