Labor Update Bulletin #113 (05/2021)

Jun 4, 2021

In this bulletin…

  • “Regarding Special Measures for Employment Adjustment Subsidies in May and June of Reiwa 3 [2021]”
  • “Regarding Employment Adjustment Subsidy Special Provisions Pertaining to Priority Preventative Measures”
  • Industrial accident deaths top 130,000 for first time in 19 years: COVID effects?
  • Uber delivery staff to be able to enroll in work-accident insurance: discussions at Labor Policy Council
  • Dispatch worker let go without good reason after 23 years at Isuzu: “unacceptable to treat people like objects”
  • “Require kyugyo teate for shift workers too”, says union in demand to government
  • Hankyu Hanshin Hotels terminates 219 part-time staff
  • Guarantee of chance to work until 70: only three in ten small companies comply
  • Cities differ on treatment of foreign nationals in regard to vaccinations: Shiga
  • Number doing second or side jobs likely to reach 8.12 million, an increase of over 1 million from last year: possible COVID effects
  • And more!

(Translated from Japanese)