KBS coverage confirmed that Minister of Employment and Labor Lee Jung-sik was fined by the court for getting a job at a Samsung affiliate without undergoing a job review .
On the 17th, Minister Lee was fined for violating the Public Service Ethics Act at Anyang Branch of the Suwon District Court.
The court decided that the violation of the law was recognized only with the submitted materials, and made a summary decision without formal trial procedures.
Minister Lee was criticized by members of the National Assembly in May of last year when it was revealed that he was employed at a Samsung affiliate without undergoing a job review during the confirmation hearing.
According to the data Minister Lee submitted to the National Assembly at the time of the personnel hearing, Minister Lee served as an advisor at Samsung C&T and Samsung Life Insurance and as an advisor at Samsung Global Research after retiring as Secretary General of the Labor-Management Development Foundation under the Ministry of Employment and Labor in April 2020카지노사이트.
A total of 77 million won was received by Minister Lee from the three affiliates.
According to the Public Service Ethics Act, retired executives from public service-related organizations must receive confirmation that they are not related to work while in office in order to get a job in the private sector.
This is to prevent the possibility of unfair treatment while on the job, with future employment in mind.
Violation is subject to a fine of up to 10 million won per case.
Previously, in November of last year, the Government Public Service Ethics Committee judged that Minister Lee’s failure to undergo a job review was a violation of the Public Service Ethics Act, and notified the court that he was subject to a fine.
The Government Public Service Ethics Committee additionally confirmed that Minister Lee worked at a large law firm in addition to three Samsung affiliates.
Each case of evasion of the employment examination is subject to a fine of less than 10 million won, so it seems that a considerable amount was imposed.
Minister Lee Jung-sik said he would faithfully implement the court’s decision, and said he was sorry for not carefully examining whether he was subject to employment screening.