Labor Update Bulletin #79 (01/2020)

Feb 9, 2020

In this bulletin…

  • Make it easier for local public servants to have second jobs – Interior Ministry

  • MHWL releases guideline relating to harassment as well as related amendments

  • Dismissed because of disability: Fukuoka factory says it “could not communicate”

  • Effective opening-to-application ratio for home-visit nursing work rises to 13: need for personnel becomes urgent

  • Public elementary and junior high schools in Kanagawa Prefecture have 61 fewer teachers than needed

  • Only 23% of disaster evacuation manuals give consideration to sexual minorities: survey of 121 local governments nationwide

  • World’s 2,100 richest people own more assets than 4.6 billion poorest

  • Improvement in world unemployment rate stops, says ILO: 22% of young people are “NEET”

  • And more!

(Translated from Japanese)