Labor Update Bulletin #88 (05/2020)

Jun 13, 2020

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In this bulletin…

  • Cabinet decides on second supplementary budget of 31 trillion yen: economic measures for coronavirus

  • Konami, after union demand, declares they will pay absence allowance to part-timers

  • Nurse at COVID-19 cluster hospital applies for workers’ compensation

  • Lawsuit over mass resignations at private high school in Yokohama – parents: “advisers were let go unfairly”

  • Major restaurant group pays no “absence allowance” to part-timers – employees demand bargaining

  • Superhotel managers sue operating company over “horrible way of doing things”

  • Over 9/10ths of universities “introducing or considering” online lessons – teachers bear burden

  • Layoffs and firings due to COVID-19 effects to reach over 10,000 – MHWL statistics

  • Partnership oath system to be introduced in Kyoto City

  • Number of non-regular workers decreases by 970,000 – largest drop ever

And More!

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(Translated from Japanese)