Labor Update Bulletin #30 (03/2018)

labor bulletin 2018This bulletin contains information on law changes that have either passed or are being discussed in parliament, court decisions, and other labor issues in Japan.

We hope that some of this information will also be of interest to activists, supporters of the General Union, and those who want to know more about labor issues in Japan.

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In this bulletin...

• The LDP moves to curb overtime work in education and debates pay structures;

• Yamagata University memo directs using “cooling” to avoid unlimited-term contract conversion;

• The Nagasaki Prefectural University withdraws dismissal and evasion of unlimited-term conversion;

• The Supreme Court is to make its first ruling on cases of disparity with regular workers;

• Nagoya City moves to abolish club activities at all municipal elementary schools in 2021;

• And more!


(Translated from Japanese)

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