Free Employment and Qualification of Faculty in Religious University

종교계 대학에 있어서 교직원 채용의 자유와 제한

  • Published : 2009.12.28


On April 14, 2008, National Human Rights Commission of Korea's recommendation led to severe argument that hiring qualification of religious school. it shall not be an unlawful employment practice for a school, college, university, or other educational institution or institution of learning to hire and employ employees of a particular religion if such organizations is, in whole or in substantial part, owned, supported, controlled, or managed by a particular religion or by a particular religious corporation, association, or society, or if the curriculum of such organizations is directed toward the propagation of a particular religion. An employer is a "religious organization" entitled to the exemption. So If the employer is a school, its history and mission, the religion of the faculty and students, and the religious focus of the curriculum must be examined. Consequently it is possible for religious educational institution to reject specific religionist.


Religious School;Free Employment;Unfair Labor Practice;Religious Discrimination


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