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Overworked staff forced to shut computers
2018-03-23T06:00:08.7072278Z - / Hacker News
It says it is trying to stop a "culture of working overtime". South Korea has some of the longest working hours in the world. Government employees there work an average of 2,739 hours a year - about 1,000 hours more than workers in other developed countries. From May on, the programme will be in full-swing, with computers shut off by 19:00 every Friday. Earlier this month, South Korea's national assembly passed a law to cut down the maximum weekly working hours to 52, down from 68.

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