Labor Update Bulletin #74 (11/2019)

12月 7, 2019

In this bulletin…

  • MHWL does test calculations for expanding pension to part-timers for company sizes “above 50”

  • Immigration Agency and MHWL consider penalties for companies that failed to pay interns

  • Up to 1,000 hours overtime in a year: Kagoshima LSIO gives citation to Kagoshima City Hospital for illegal overtime

  • Woman who was unfairly fired sues company once again, claiming she “was given a further pay cut after the final verdict”

  • Boss: “Quit the union, and I’ll cover up your scandal” – JR East group-company employees file for unfair labor practice

  • Seibu Kanko Bus to union members: “There’s no future for you if you join the union”, to union members; Tokyo Labor Commission recognizes unfair labor practice

  • Teachers sue Ueno Gakuen seeking approximately 2 hundred million yen back pay owed unpaid overtime

  • Anime creators’ “real conditions survey” released: young creators say “money is tight even for food”, “[we’re] mentally, physically and financially exhausted”

  • Yokohama’s partnership system to begin in December

  • And more!

(Translated from Japanese)