Labor Update Bulletin #102 (12/2020)

Dec 29, 2020

In this bulletin…

  • MHWL asks municipalities to keep up support for unemployed during holidays
  • MHWL coronavirus phone consultation to be available in multiple languages starting December
  • “Growth Strategy Action Plan”: PM’s Office
  • “Health Supervision Manual On Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Schools: Schools’ ‘New Normal’ (Dec. 13, 2020, ver. 5)”
  • Workers’ comp insurance for actors and animators: MHWL expands range of eligible professions
  • ¥73.6 trillion for new economic measures
  • Labor tribunal’s gag order “illegal”, says Nagasaki District Court
  • “Demanding union give up its office is unfair”, says Osaka Labor Commission in order to Hirakata City government
  • Base pay just ¥60,000 a month: Kyoto Labor Commission grants relief order for unfair labor practice against Vietnamese intern
  • Municipal government: relying on part-timers becomes the norm
  • And more!

(Translated from Japanese)