유일호 “청년내일채움공제 가입대상 1만명→5만명으로 확대”
The Korean government has vowed to boost measures aimed at supporting youth employment.
In an economy-related ministers’ meeting on Wednesday,… Finance Minister Yoo Il-ho said the government will introduce measures that complement policies unveiled earlier in the year aimed at supporting employment for young people and women.
Among them is a measure…. where if young jobseekers work at a small or medium sized company for two years after an internship there,… and save three million won,… or roughly 26-hundred U.S. from their salaries,… the government and the firm will provide a combined bonus of over 77-hundred dollars as an incentive.
The system will be expanded to cover 50-thousand people, from the current 10-thousand.
In regards to boosting female employment,… they will include maternity leave when assessing performance for public institutions,… and companies will be given additional points for encouraging women to take the time off.
Minister Yoo added the government will implement fiscal measures, including the budget supplement without delay in order to minimize employment risks.
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