Labor Update Bulletin #21 (11/2017)

This 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.


In this bulletin...

• Recruitment of workers: is it being done correctly? The MHWL investigates;

• A panel of experts set up by the MHWL to discuss "independent contractors" has held its first meeting;

• The MHWL's "Pension Information App" has been released;

• Nagoya Jiyu Gakuin allegedly involved in union-busting;

• Tohoku University claims that dismissing 3,000 employees will "attract talent";

• And more!

(Translated from Japanese)

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