“The pen is the most popular,” Auto Jungbo Co.’s chief executive said. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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South Koreans using spy gadgets to fight workplace bullyingSouth Korean workers fed up with bullying are being increasingly emboldened by a new tougher labor law to secretly record alleged abuse or harassment by their bosses, boosting sales of high-tech audio and video devices. Auto Jungbo Co.'s sales of voice recorders so far this year have doubled to 80 devices per day, Jang said as he forecast sales to also double this calendar year to 1.4 billion won.The Labor Ministry told Reuters that 572 employees had used the new law to file complaints against their workplace by Aug. 29, averaging 17.9 cases registered each day.Gabjil 119 said around 58 percent of the 1,844 enquiries in the chat room since the new labor law related to workplace harassment, a much higher percentage than the 28 percent of the 11,938 inquiries over the previous six months.
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