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Japan Legal Update Vol.25
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • May 25 2017

On April 14, 2017, the House of Representatives passed a bill to partially amend the Civil Code ("Bill"). The Bill is under deliberation in the House


Asia: the role of unions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Thailand
  • April 28 2017

Unions are becoming increasingly prevalent across Asia. As the second of a two-part series on this topic, we consider the extent of union


Japan: combating the overtime culture
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • April 28 2017

Currently, employers are in principle prohibited from causing employees to work more than 8 hours a day or 40


Japan's Action Plan for the Realization of Work Style Reform
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • April 27 2017

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


Japan: Action "Work style reform": action plan announced
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Japan
  • April 27 2017

On 28 March 2017, the government published an "Action Plan for the Realization of Work Style Reform" which includes plans such as - implementing


Introduction of the Overtime Work Regulation with Punishment.
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • April 27 2017

Under the existing Labor Standards Act, in practice employers are able to have their employees work overtime without limit by entering into a


Equal Pay for Equal Work.
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • April 27 2017

On December 20, 2016, the Japanese government issued the "Draft Guidelines for Equal Pay for Equal Work" ("Draft Guidelines"), which provide its


Global Employee Equity at a glance: Japan
  • White & Case LLP
  • Japan
  • April 26 2017

There is a risk of employees claiming that they are entitled to compensation for loss of rights under the Plan where the Plan is amended or


Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare strengthens overtime regulations
  • Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
  • Japan
  • April 19 2017

In recent years, excessively long overtime hours have been an issue in Japan


The Oman Update - Official Gazette 1190
  • Dentons
  • Japan, Oman
  • April 16 2017

Ratifying the Agreement between the Sultanate of Oman and Japan for the reciprocal promotion and protection of investment, signed in Tokyo on 19 June