Labor Update Bulletin #25 (01/2018)

1月 19, 2018


In this bulletin…

• The Ministry of Health, Welfare and Labor plans to put 320 billion yen into work-style reforms to combat excessive working hours;

• Opinions divided on Skylark’s banning smoking on the way to work – are there legal problems with the company’s approach?;

• Two former professors sue Nagoya University of Arts, claiming dismissal unfair;

• “Most Evil Corporation of the Year” Award goes to Hikkoshisha; “Web Vote Award” to NHK, “Evil Training Award” to Zeria Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.;

• Tohoku University refuses to reconsider non-renewals of irregular faculty;

• And more!

(Translated from Japanese)