LG Electronics is a global enterprise with 75% of its sales generated from overseas (in 2013). We strive to provide differentiated value to customers worldwide. To this end, we established and declared a labor policy against discrimination, facilitating an environment in which individuals with diverse values and beliefs can work together as a team. Additionally, LGE created a variety of communication channels and promotes a work & life balance for its employees.
LGE is making every effort to create a working environment where social minorities (to include females, foreigners and the disabled) are respected and not subjected to discrimination or any inconvenience based on our company’s belief that such a working environment leads to greater competitiveness.
As of year-end 2013, among 82,432 LGE employees, 23.6% are female and 70.2% are from overseas. Turnover rate was 4.3% in Korea and 27.8% in the overseas, showing a small decrease from the previous year. Out of 5,791 female employees from Korea, 68.8% are office staff and 31.1% work at production sites, with 3.3% of female employees serving as team leaders. The number of years in service for Korean employees was on average 8.5 years. Non-regular workers made up 1.7% of the entire workforce, and employees with disabilities made up 1.4% of all Korean employees.