Labor Update Bulletin #68 (09/2019)

9月 27, 2019

In this bulletin…

  • Part-time national public servants to receive same 3-day summer break as full-timers;
  • MHWL releases “Results of Heisei 30 [2018] Labor Dispute Statistics Survey”;
  • Yamanashi Gakuin University now a labor law-less “Wild West” by order of its president and chief director who is qualified as a lawyer;
  • Illegal kickbacks for technical internships: supervisory group in Japan receives payment from dispatching organization;
  • Benefits “denial to same-sex partners is discrimination”: Tokyo prefectural employees request measures;
  • Nissan settles with union after “haken-giri” bargaining: Nissan admits employer responsibility;
  • Dismissal of attendants at KLM “invalid”: labor tribunal grants switch to unlimited-term;
  • Industrial-accident compensation approved in power-harassment case: company told them it was “a trial given by God”;
  • Government’s new system to give non-regular staff a bonus, but where’s the funding? Municipalities feeling a sense of crisis;
  • “Partnership Oath System” to begin on Sep. 2: Nagasaki City first in its prefecture to introduce the system;
  • Prefectural schools in Ehime to eliminate “sex” field from next year’s entrance application forms;
  • And more!

(Translated from Japanese)