Labor Update Bulletin #71 (10/2019)

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...

  • Illegal overtime at over 10,000 workplaces, four-tenths of those surveyed: MHWL


    Foreign technical interns give press conference: long hours, unpaid wages

  • “Deducting for tablet used at work is illegal”: Sumitomo Life saleswoman sues company

  • International union organization once again demands improvements in work environment at Tokyo Olympics construction sites

  • Prefectural housing to be opened to “partnership system” couples in Kanagawa

  • Abolishing “sex” field on documents considered in Fujinomiya City

  • And more!

(Translated from Japanese)

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