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Jones Day
The Outline, as a general rule, limits overtime to 45 hours per month and 360 hours per year
Jones Day
On July 26, 2017, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare disclosed the status of the implementation of the stress check test program, which was introduced in December 2015 pursuant to an amendment to the Industrial Safety and Health Act.
TMF Group
In part due to recent tragic events in the media relating to 'Karoshi' - or death from overwork - there is an increased public and political interest in better understanding and managing Japanese...
Jones Day
The amendment to the Act on the Welfare of Workers Who Take Care of Children or Other Family Members Including Child Care and Family Care Leave ("Act"), etc. was enacted on March 31, 2017.
Jones Day
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe recently held 10 meetings of the "Council for the Realization of Work Style Reform," to discuss reforms to Japan's labor law system with experts from both the management...
iGlobal Law
The Guidelines build on existing working time regulations by strengthening definitions and clarifying what is required.
Jones Day
The most noteworthy inclusions in the Guidelines are the provision of an interpretation of the term "working hours" and the provision of specific examples of working hours.
Linklaters
In the APAC region, a key trend has been legal change driven by the changing demographics of ageing populations, with many governments across the region passing or proposing laws that address retirement ages...
iGlobal Law
Similarly, for ‘family care' leave; under the new rules where workers are employed by the same employer for a continuous period of at least one year, such workers will be eligible for family care leave.
Ushijima & Partners
Some foreign companies think that Japanese labor law is not applicable to a labor contract as long as the contract specifies that the applicable law is the law of another country besides Japan.
Jones Day
On August 31, 2016, the Tokyo High Court issued a decision ordering a company to pay an aggrieved employee approximately 60 million JPY.
Jones Day
Article 20 of the Japanese Labor Contract Act prohibits employers from establishing unreasonable differences between the working conditions of fixed-term employees and indefinite-term employees.
Jones Day
Under Japanese laws, labor contracts are automatically transferred upon a company split (Kaisha-Bunkatsu) without requiring the consent of the employees, pursuant to a company split agreement.
Jones Day
Japan Legal Update Newsletter May 2016 を発行いたしました。
Jones Day
On December 1, 2015, the Amended Industrial Safety and Health Act ("Amended Act") regarding stress checks came into force in Japan.
Littler Mendelson
Japan recently amended the Worker Dispatch Act, simplifying regulations governing temporary workers ("dispatch workers").
Jones Day
平成27 年9 月11 日、労働者派遣事業の適正な運営の確保及び派遣労働者の保護等に関する法律(いわゆる「労働者派遣法」)等の一部を改正す
Jones Day
The bill to amend the Act for Securing the Proper Operation of Worker Dispatching Undertakings and Improved Working Conditions for Dispatched Workers was enacted on September 11, 2015, and came into force on September 30, 2015
TMF Group
Starting in January, Japan's My Number obliges companies to have the highest level of security system for data and paper handling of their employees' My Numbers.
Jones Day
The Japan Fair Trade Commission (the "JFTC") has been working to enhance cooperation in enforcement with foreign competition authorities.
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Jones Day
On July 26, 2017, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare disclosed the status of the implementation of the stress check test program, which was introduced in December 2015 pursuant to an amendment to the Industrial Safety and Health Act.
Jones Day
The amendment to the Act on the Welfare of Workers Who Take Care of Children or Other Family Members Including Child Care and Family Care Leave ("Act"), etc. was enacted on March 31, 2017.
Jones Day
The bill to amend the Act for Securing the Proper Operation of Worker Dispatching Undertakings and Improved Working Conditions for Dispatched Workers was enacted on September 11, 2015, and came into force on September 30, 2015
Ushijima & Partners
Some foreign companies think that Japanese labor law is not applicable to a labor contract as long as the contract specifies that the applicable law is the law of another country besides Japan.
Littler Mendelson
Japan recently amended the Worker Dispatch Act, simplifying regulations governing temporary workers ("dispatch workers").
iGlobal Law
Similarly, for ‘family care' leave; under the new rules where workers are employed by the same employer for a continuous period of at least one year, such workers will be eligible for family care leave.
iGlobal Law
The Guidelines build on existing working time regulations by strengthening definitions and clarifying what is required.
Jones Day
Article 20 of the Japanese Labor Contract Act prohibits employers from establishing unreasonable differences between the working conditions of fixed-term employees and indefinite-term employees.
Jones Day
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe recently held 10 meetings of the "Council for the Realization of Work Style Reform," to discuss reforms to Japan's labor law system with experts from both the management...
Jones Day
On August 31, 2016, the Tokyo High Court issued a decision ordering a company to pay an aggrieved employee approximately 60 million JPY.
Jones Day
Under Japanese laws, labor contracts are automatically transferred upon a company split (Kaisha-Bunkatsu) without requiring the consent of the employees, pursuant to a company split agreement.
Jones Day
The Japan Fair Trade Commission (the "JFTC") has been working to enhance cooperation in enforcement with foreign competition authorities.
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