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Alcohol-related death shines a light on South Korea’s “Hoesik” office culture
11/08/2022
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Shani Alexander
Shani Alexander, Senior Reporter

 

An employee who fell and later died after drinking with their boss should be recognised as a victim of a workplace accident, a South Korean court has ruled potentially opening businesses to greater liability.

The case stems from an October 2020 incident that saw a security guard slip and fall in front of his home after a night drinking with his boss. The guard was diagnosed with a cerebral haemorrhage and, despite receiving treatment at a hospital, he died last March.

 


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