Labor Update Bulletin #33 (05/2018)

May 14, 2018


In this bulletin…

• “Work-Style Reform Bill” submitted to the Diet (April 6th);

• MHWL’s “Black Companies List” updated – additions include “International Friendship Society” that cheated foreign employees out of wages;

• Pleas heard in the Supreme Court over disparities in employee treatment;

• Sexual-minority couples take commitment vows: partnership system begins in Fukuoka City;

• Regular employees’ conditions worsened to eliminate disparity: Japan Post curiously abolishes allowances;

• And more!

(Translated from Japanese)