Labor Update Bulletin #107 (02/2021)

Mar 9, 2021

In this bulletin…

  • Employment adjustment subsidies: conditions for full subsidy relaxed, covering the cost for leaves of absence
  • Employment adjustment subsidies: “back to normal from July, as long as employment situation does not worsen” – MHWL
  • “Discrimination against part-timers”: woman working for restaurant chain files for mediation, seeking kyugyo teate payment
  • Fuji Soba fires two union officers–conflict over unpaid overtime
  • 540 hours of unpaid overtime at Yamagata University: supervisor directs staff to record leaving work on time? LSIO gives citation
  • Bonuses for part-timers up by 20% from previous year – effect of “Equal Pay for Equal Work”?
  • Transport allowances for seishain vs. non-regular staff: disparities at two in ten companies (Kumamoto Labor Bureau survey)
  • And more!

(Translated from Japanese)