Labor Update Bulletin #16 (09/2017)

9月 24, 2017


In this bulletin…

• As part of work-style reforms, the government is considering amending the law to allow (limited) paid holidays to be provided to workers immediately after changing jobs, instead of after six months.;

• The Ministry of Welfare and Labor’s “black company list” reaches reaches 401, including the Waterworks Bureau;

• Are Todai University’s own rules taking precedence over Labor Contract Law?;

• The minimum wage’s national average rises 25 yen to 848 yen per hour;

• Over 80% [still] “don’t know” about the right to unlimited-term conversion; 70% not given bonuses: Rengo survey;

• …and more!

(Translated from Japanese)