Labor Update Bulletin #80 (02/2020)

2月 22, 2020

In this bulletin…

  • Unfair labor practice case at Asahi Broadcasting, Osaka: Osaka Labor Commission states that “refusal of bargaining is against the law”;

  • Cabinet decides on work-until-70 bill – companies to be “obligated” to make efforts;

  • “Stop discriminating against part-timers” – group-suit seeking overtime pay and bonuses;

  • Tokyo Labor Commission finds unfair labor practice at All Japan Seamen’s Union;

  • Active opening rate for 2019 down for the first time in 10 years;

  • Hamamatsu to introduce “Partnership Oath” – LGBT and “common-law” couples to be eligible;

  • And more!

(Translated from Japanese)