09 April 2020 – Expanded childcare leave support

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Type of Intervention: Wage and income support
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Korean government announced that it would expand its childcare leave support program.

Up to 10 days of childcare leave and 500,000 won of support will be provided to a total of 120,000 parents, an increase from up to 5 days and 250,000 won previously offered to 90,000 parents.
Full details here: http://english.moef.go.kr/pc/selectTbPressCenterDtl.do?boardCd=N0001&seq=4877