Parcel Delivery Worker (아파트 택배 사업)

Republic of Korea
Implemented by: 
Busan City government
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
I-1 (Active participation in society and development)
I-2 (Work and the ageing labour force)

Busan city government announced a plan in 2013 to hire 450 older persons as parcel delivery workers. The parcels are usually delivered to the entrance of the apartment building only, but older persons deliver them to the door of each household. The payment will be calculated by the number of package delivered and it is funded by private parcel delivery companies.