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Practice Area|Labor & Employment

Industrial Health & Safety

Jipyong's Labor & Employment Team provides legal advice on all matters related to occupational safety and health (safety and health management system, safety and health management regulations, safety and health education, prevention measures for hazard and risk, safety and health improvement plans, measures for work suspension, and measures for hazardous substance, etc.). We provide legal advice on matters related to materials), industrial accidents (prevention of industrial accidents, relief of workers in case of industrial accidents, smooth settlement of disputes, response to administrative disposition, etc.). Our veteran attorneys with extensive experience in all aspects of labor and employment laws are highly appreciated by our clients for their outstanding performance.

Jipyong's Labor & Employment Team provides effective and timely advice on legal issues, litigation and criminal proceedings at all stages from the initial stages to the end, and provides creative and innovative solutions based on thorough analysis of nature and conditions of specific project.

In addition, time-honored wide network with relevant agencies such as Ministry of Employment and Labor, the Central Labor Relations Commission, and the Seoul National Labor Relations Commission allows us to quickly obtain information on changes in trend and to provide our clients with appropriate assistance. Our occupational safety and health and industrial accidents experts are highly specialized in sophisticated legal issues arising from labor relations with a wide range of work experience.

Key Practice Areas Close

    • Consultation on enactment and revision of safety and health management regulations and safety and health improvement plan
    • Consultation on the establishment and operation of a safety and health management system
    • Consultation and administrative litigation on work suspension order
    • Administrative and criminal cases related to the Industrial Safety and Health Act
    • Advice on industrial accidents and civil and criminal cases
    • Establishment and proposal of legislation related to occupational safety and health and industrial accidents
    • Consultation and litigation concerning the Regional Labor Relations Commission and Central Labor Relations Commission

Experiences Close

    • Won in a case representing wife and the bereaved of a worker who died in a traffic accident on the way to work claiming cancellation of disposition of not paying salary and funeral expenses against the Korea Workers’ Compensation & Welfare Service
    • Won in a case representing “A” company claiming cancellation of disposition, in which additional industrial accident compensation insurance premiums were imposed by the National Health Insurance Corporation according to the changed business type
    • Performed the litigation where First Life Insurance which gives a higher priority to a married couple both working for the company for the purpose of layoff was ruled unfair
    • Performed the litigation where “N” company giving a higher priority to the employees with higher seniority for the purpose of layoff was ruled unfair
    • Performed the litigation where forcing an automatic resignation of civil employee of the military who received a deferred sentence was ruled unconstitutional and therefore invalid
    • Performed in a Seoul Administrative Court case that ruled that overwork caused a bank manager’s death from heart attack
    • Performed in a case where a public employee’s death from gastrointestinal bleeding was ruled to be caused by overwork
    • Advised “H” company on operation of the Occupational Safety and Health Committee
    • Jipyong's Labor & Employment Team is appointed as a member writing commentator of the Occupational Safety and Health Act
    • Lectured on the key contents and countermeasures of the revised Occupational Safety and Health Act (Joong-Ang Economy HR Center)