Labor Update Bulletin #29 (03/2019)

Mar 28, 2018


In this bulletin…

• MHWL updates “Black Companies List” – adds Art Hikkoshi Center and others;

• Government decides on “Outline for Measures to Cope with the Aged Society” – considers making “over 70” age to begin receiving pension;

• Government to consider expanding foreign labor, relaxing visa-status requirements;

• “Long working hours” – bereaved family members apply for workers’ compensation with smartphone location data as evidence;

• Fukuoka District Court says disparities in allowances for part-timers are “unreasonable” – orders company to make compensation;

• And more!

(Translated from Japanese)