Labor Update Bulletin #112 (05/2021)

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...

  • Regarding new recommended resume (CV) form: MHWL

  • “Documents for 5th Meeting of Reiwa 3 [2021], Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy” Apr. 26, 2021, Cabinet Office

  • Government study group: “Effects of COVID-19 pandemic harder on women”; “idea that their income is supplementary needs to change”

  • Fuji Soba union leaders fired; claim “union-busting”, seek to void firing at labor tribunal

  • ¥160 million of employment adjustment subsidies put into company profits, not paid to employees: Seibu Hire

  • “Unfair dismissal notice”, says suit against Amazon: union branch chair

  • Negative growth feared for April-June GDP

  • And more!

(Translated from Japanese)

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