Labor Update Bulletin #111 (04/2021)

May 7, 2021

In this bulletin…

  • Q&A on Support Funds and Benefits for Absence from Work in Response to COVID-19 (for those employed at large companies, i.e. for other than small and mid-size businesses) — MHWL
  • Summary of Bill to Amend Parts of the National Public Service Act, Etc. — Cabinet Personnel Office
  • Coronavirus dismissal “invalid”: bus company ordered to pay
  • Four non-regular postal employees get settlement totaling ¥1.3 million: Japan Post disparity suit at Nagasaki District Court
  • “Unfairly fired by the university”, says former part-time lecturer suing for confirmation of status
  • Systems for LGBT called “inadequate” by 6 in 10, with some calling for same-sex marriage law: survey of local governments
  • 80% recognize the term “LGBT”, some in favor of same-sex marriage: Dentsu poll
  • Choice of “male” or “female” not to be included on rirekisho (resume/CV) forms: MHWL makes proposal
  • And more!

(Translated from Japanese)