Labor Update Bulletin #37 (06/2018)

Jul 11, 2018


In this bulletin…

• The Council on Strategies to Overcome the Declining Birthrate suggests that maternity leave should be taken seperately;

• Legal scholars begin deliberating on financial settlements for dismissals;

• Current Labor Standards Inspectors “unable to give guidance on long work hours”;

• In case of maternity leave being two weeks shorter than that of regular employees, female non-regular employee sues for rectification of disparity;

• Suit to be filed for “evading unlimited employment” in Fukuoka City;

• Tax and Shakai Hoken burdens grow as consumption declines;

• And more!

(Translated from Japanese)