Labor Update Bulletin #24 (12/2017)

Jan 19, 2018


In this bulletin…

• For flexible work-styles, Labor Ministry proposes amendment allowing for side work and second jobs;

• On the topic of placing an upper limit on teacher working hours, the Central Education Council special subcommittee makes an interim report;

• RENGO (Japan Trade Union Confederation) decides on and announces their “2018 Plan for Spring Struggle for a Better Life”;

• Yamagata University to lay off 300 limited-term faculty members starting in 2018;

• Todai withdraws plan to terminate limited-term faculty after 5 years;

• And more!

(Translated from Japanese)