The government will announce measures to boost the job market on the back of sluggish employment figures.
A government source said today that Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon is predicted to unveil those measures this month, after he returns from Bali, where he is attending a number of international meetings.
The measures will include internships at public companies for some 5,000 young people for up to five months.
The government also seeks to provide jobs for middle-aged people who retired early, as well as the elderly.
Easing regulations and offering tax benefits to major companies are also being considered.
These measures are part of the Moon Jae-in administration's goal to create up to 100,000 jobs this year.■
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