Labor Update Bulletin #79 (01/2020)

labor bulletin 2018This bulletin contains information on law changes, government discussions, 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 general in Japan.


In this bulletin...

  • Make it easier for local public servants to have second jobs - Interior Ministry

  • MHWL releases guideline relating to harassment as well as related amendments

  • Dismissed because of disability: Fukuoka factory says it "could not communicate"

  • Effective opening-to-application ratio for home-visit nursing work rises to 13: need for personnel becomes urgent

  • Public elementary and junior high schools in Kanagawa Prefecture have 61 fewer teachers than needed

  • Only 23% of disaster evacuation manuals give consideration to sexual minorities: survey of 121 local governments nationwide

  • World’s 2,100 richest people own more assets than 4.6 billion poorest

  • Improvement in world unemployment rate stops, says ILO: 22% of young people are "NEET"

  • And more!

(Translated from Japanese)


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