Labor Update Bulletin #94 (08/2020)

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...

  • Reiwa 2 [2020] Survey of Labor Dispute Statistics

  • Q&A on Subsidies and Benefits for Closings in Response to COVID-19

  • "An answer as soon as possible": government deliberating funding for employment adjustment subsidy

  • Uber delivery union to MHWL: "accident compensation inadequate"

  • Two nursery school teachers "transferred unfairly after demanding coronavirus measures" seek withdrawal of transfer

  • "No income": more and more consultations from foreign technical interns who lost jobs due to COVID-19

  • 65% of youth see reduced opportunity for learning due to spread of COVID-19: ILO analysis

  • April-June GDP: annual rate down by 27.8%, biggest slump ever

    And more!


(Translated from Japanese)


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