Labor Update Bulletin #38 (07/2018)

Jul 11, 2018


In this bulletin…

• Government to reconsider old-age pensions for those still working, with abolishment within the range of possibilities;

• MHWL publishes “Situation of Guidance and Supervision, Prosecutions, etc., of Those Implementing Training for Foreign Technical Interns”;

• MHWL council says mimimum wage “3% increase” a focal point – some small and mid-size businesses resistant;

• Protection of “freelancers” to be debated: Labor Policy Council subcommittee outlines report proposal;

• Non-regular workers “not eligible to join” over 60% of unions: MHWL survey;

• Vice-principal at Fukui City elementary school falsifies teacher’s work hours – overtime over 100 hours under-reported;

• And more!

(Translated from Japanese)