Labor Update Bulletin #18 (10/2017)

10月 17, 2017


In this bulletin…

• Transgender people’s aliases are to be accepted on insurance cards by the National Federation of Health Insurance Societies, etc.;

• A foreign trainee’s clinical depression is recognized as a work-related injury caused by power harassment;

• Economic groups release joint statement on rectifying excessively long working hours;

• Tokyo Star Bank is to begin providing housing loans to foreign nationals without permanent residency;

• The irregular worker ratio rises to 37%, a “reflection of labor shortages”;

• And more!

(Translated from Japanese)