Labor Update Bulletin #83 (03/2020)

Apr 4, 2020

In this bulletin…

  • “Written request in regard to consideration for maintaining employment for dispatched workers affected by the novel coronavirus disease”

  • Scale of second-stage emergency response measures relating to novel coronavirus disease: March 10, 2020

  • Additions made to special measures for employment adjustment subsidies due to influence of novel coronavirus disease

  • Support measures for business operators affected by novel coronavirus disease

  • Summary of Bill to Amend Parts of the National Civil Service Law

  • Applications begin being accepted for subsidies to support parents/guardians who take leave from work due to closings of elementary schools, etc.

  • “Q&A on Subsidies to Deal with School Closings Due to Novel Coronavirus Disease” (MHWL)

  • Disney performers and others demand leave payment while park closed

  • Cases of job offers withdrawn due to spread of coronavirus

  • More than half of sexual-minority people have experienced “wanting to die”: Nagasaki Prefecture survey

  • 25 million jobs may be lost worldwide due to coronavirus: ILO demands quick response

  • And more!

(Translated from Japanese)