Labor Update Bulletin #57 (03/2019)

Apr 19, 2019

In this bulletin…

• Justice and Labor ministries announce Cabinet and Ministerial ordinances relating to amended Immigration Act;

• Contract workers at Osaka paint company file suit: “It’s illegal to cut pay in half when re-employing after retirement!”;

• Mercari contract employee files for labor tribunal over dismissal: claims she was “treated as a throwaway pawn”;

• Japan Post Group to pay family allowance to non-regular workers – regular employees to see spouse allowance halved;

• Employee at Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma files suit over assignment to “banishment room”;

• Former dancer who was approved for industrial-accident compensation sues Tokyo Disneyland;

• Former employee sues Autobacs: “Not granting leaves of absence to non-regular workers is discriminatory”;

• Ninety-seven managers make demand to Dydo subsidiary: “Pay our overtime!”;

• And more!

(Translated from Japanese)