Labor Update Bulletin #23 (12/2017)

1月 19, 2018


In this bulletin…

• 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)