Labor Update Bulletin #41 (09/2018)

9月 21, 2018

In this bulletin…

• Education and Training Benefits to be extended for as long as four years;

• Private universities in financial trouble may be made to stop accepting applicants or be dissolved;

• Marriage leave for part-timers: national public servants to see gap closed between regular and non-regular employees;

• Employee numbers requirement to be loosened; expansion of eligibility for non-regular employees in employee pension, etc;

• Guideline for overtime agreements: “close to the general rule of 45 hours”;

• Retirement age for civil servants to be raised to 65 – with 30% reduction in pay;

• Discretionary labor frequently implemented illegally with premium wages unpaid and work outside the system;

• Suntory Group receives fourth citation for labor violations;

• And more!

(Translated from Japanese)