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Issue of overwork dealt with between logistics firms, delivery workers Updated: 2021-06-16 17:44:56 KST

A tentative deal have been reached between South Korea's logistics firms and delivery workers to end a strike that has disrupted parcel delivery nationwide.
A meeting was held earlier Wednesday to resolve the issue of delivery drivers being overworked.
Citing government officials, local media report the deal includes freeing delivery workers of parcel-sorting duties starting next January and to make sure working hours do not exceed 60 per week.
The deal is to expected to be made public once finalized.
Postal service workers, which comprises more than half of delivery workers nationwide, were not included in the deal as they were unable to narrow down differences with their employer, the Korea Post.
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