• Labor Ministry moves to propose amendment allowing side work;
• Education Ministry moves to indicate upper limits on working hours to protect teachers from overwork;
• Sex reassignment surgery for people with Gender Identity Disorder to be covered by health insurance;
• Gifu Municipal Hospital raises overtime limit to 150 hours(!);
• Tohoku University: only 669 pass test for “limited regular staff” – positions without recommendation drop by 60%;
• And more!
(Translated from Japanese)