Labor Update Bulletin #45 (10/2018)

Nov 2, 2018

In this bulletin…

• Labor Policy Council divided over measures against sexual and power harassment;

• Central Education Council discusses 45-hour overtime proposal for teachers – no penalties, some doubts;

• Dispatch wage guideline presented for the first time: at least equal to statistical standard – MHWL;

• With “three-year rule” deadline approaching, dispatch dismissals (haken-giri) come one after another;

• “Pay my 2.42 million yen of overtime” – public elementary-school teacher sues Saitama Prefecture;

• All municipal elementary and junior-high schools in Gifu lack “3-6 agreements” for office staff;

• Suit against dismissal just before permanent contract: Nippon Tsuun preparing to fight;

• Tohoku University staff union seeks rehiring after dismissals – university refuses;

• And more!

(Translated from Japanese)