Labor Update Bulletin #60 (05/2019)

May 25, 2019

In this bulletin…

• “The indigenous people, the Ainu…” stated clearly in new law, attracting various opinions;

• Pension recipients to be able to choose to start receiving after 70: Fiscal System Council debates social-security reforms;

• Harassment bill passes;

• To promote the hiring of disabled people as teachers, MEXT announces new plan;

• Chair’s draft plan for anti-bullying law: Otsu City and bereaved families indicate opposition;

• Part-timers sue after switching to unlimited-term, seeking equal treatment with full-timers;

• Actual overtime twice the amount: “illegal to calculate workers’ compensation payment based on fixed overtime allowance” says Tokyo District Court;

• And more!

(Translated from Japanese)