In Seoul workaholics are forced to leave their computers on Fridays

In Seoul workaholics are forced to leave their computers on Fridays

Categories: Asia | Society

The Seoul Metropolitan government is seriously concerned about the sweeping South Korea the epidemic of workaholism. Office plankton now she will be forced to shut down the computers on Friday evening so they have time to live.

In Seoul workaholics are forced to leave their computers on Fridays

In Seoul workaholics are forced to leave their computers on Fridays

The South Korean government has said it wants to stop the "culture of overtime". In the country at the moment, one of the longest workdays in the world. Civil servants work in an average of 2739 hours per year, which is nearly a thousand more than workers in other developed countries.

To implement the program of "treatment" from workaholism will begin on 30 March 2018. First, employees will turn off computers at 20:00, after a while at 19:30, and by may office workers will "kick out" home is at 19:00 every Friday.

In Seoul workaholics are forced to leave their computers on Fridays

Authorities said that the initiative will affect all workers, but in special cases there can be exceptions. 67% of government workers asked not to apply to them the program is forced off.

Keywords: Work | Workers | Seoul | Workaholic | South Korea

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