Labor Update Bulletin #56 (03/2019)

3月 18, 2019

In this bulletin…

• Domestic economy already in recession phase? Assessment lowered to “downward”;

• MHWL to coordinate for single nationwide minimum wage in each industry accepting foreign workers;

• Teacher sues saying disorder developed due to overwork;

• Technical interns from Myanmar file report at LSO over long working hours in violation of Labor Standards Act;

• Non-regular public employees at cities and towns having contracts terminated; NPO begins telephone consultation;

• 50 million yen in unpaid night-watch wages in Kitakyushu City: naps pointed out to be working time;

• Provisional injunction voids dismissal of assistant professors who made sexual-harassment accusation;

• Employees to be able to choose where to work when returning from childcare leave: new system at Kirin Beer;

• And more!

(Translated from Japanese)