Labor Update Bulletin #55 (02/2019)

Mar 18, 2019

In this bulletin…

• Finally, a widening move to give recognition to non-regular public employees for accidents in the line of duty;

Bill to require pawahara prevention goes to the Diet;

Use of health insurance by foreign nationals to be limited to those living in Japan;

Dry-cleaning “owners in name only” form union: “don’t make the service stores pay for damages”;

Ruling awards bonus to non-regular worker: lawyers call it “epoch-making”;

“Pay severance to contract employees too”, Tokyo Superior Court orders;

Four-tenths of sexual-minority people experience hardship in job-hunting; 96% do not seek help;

Half of municipalities have worries about treatment of foreign workers: compensation levels equal to those of Japanese, etc.;

• And more!

(Translated from Japanese)