Korean Election Brings Park's Labor-Law Overhaul to a Crossroad

  • The president is pushing four bills to boost contract hiring
  • Opposition support is needed to get them passed by parliament

Park Geun-Hye.

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The fate of President Park Geun Hye’s effort to spur economic revival through an overhaul of labor laws hangs in the balance this week as South Koreans go to the polls for a parliamentary election.

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