Labor Update Bulletin #62 (05/2019)

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 Japan.

In this bulletin...

• LDP's "100-Year Life Headquarters" submits vision for social-security reform to the Prime Minister;

• "Power harassment" prevention law takes effect and will be compulsory for companies starting next April - but with no penalties;

• Guaranteeing chances for the elderly to work is central: MHWL's social-security policy;

• "To achieve 1,000 yen per hour in the early 2020s" - LDP project team;

• Anime production company that made "The Girl who Leapt Through Time" given citation: 393 hours worked in a month

• Verdict says "termination of 3 professors invalid" at Shukutoku University;

• Elderly people's work accidents on the rise: 26% over 60

• And more!

(Translated from Japanese)

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