Labor Update Bulletin #28 (02/2018)

3月 7, 2018


In this bulletin…

• The MHWL and the Japan Pension Service have decided to crack down on non-payment of pensions after seven months of arrears for those whose annual income is over three million yen;

• The Fair Trade Commission has ruled that restrictions on entertainers and pro-athletes is a “violation of the Antitrust Act”;

• The MHWL announces “strengthened measures regarding unlimited-conversion rules” in preparation for April, 2018;

• Tohoku University heads to a tribunal hearing over its determination to break the law regarding limited- to unlimited-term contract conversions;

• Real wages drop for the first time in two years;

• And more!

(Translated from Japanese)