Labor Update Bulletin #116 (06/2021)

Jul 1, 2021

In this bulletin…

  • Distinctions based on type of employment not to be allowed in workplace vaccinations: MHWL
  • “Summary of Act to Amend Parts of the National Public Servants Act, Etc.”; promulgated June 11, Reiwa 3 [2021]
  • Employment Adjustment Subsidy measures extended to end of August
  • Addition made to budget for workplace vaccinations at small and mid-size businesses: MHWL
  • “Reiwa 3 [2021] Gender Equality Report”, Cabinet Office Gender Equality Bureau
  • Citation to private high school for Labor Standards violations: lack of compensatory days off, unpaid overtime
  • Joto Ward Office, Osaka, e-mails managers a list of staff who declined vaccine
  • Labor Banks to begin including same-sex partners in total income for housing loans
  • Fewer than 40% of workers get 60% kyugyo teate: work environment tough for part-timers under the COVID crisis
  • Record 608 cases of workers’ compensation for mental disorders; top cause is pawahara
  • Household assets ¥1.946 quadrillion, highest figure ever: consumption restrained due to pandemic
  • And more!

(Translated from Japanese)