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Amendments to the Act for Stabilization of Employment of Older Persons: mandated employment until age 65

Japan - January 18 2013 The increasing number of elderly in Japan's population is placing pressure on the government-run pension insurance scheme, forcing the government to...

Elizabeth Ticehurst, Kana Itabashi.


Amendments to the Worker Dispatch Act for employers using temporary workers

Japan - September 4 2012 The use of temporary workers in Japan is strictly controlled under the "Act for Securing the Proper Operation of Worker Dispatching Undertakings and Improved Working Conditions for Dispatched Workers" (the Act)....

Elizabeth Ticehurst, Kana Itabashi.


Amendment to the Labor Contract Act (protection of contract employees)

Japan - August 23 2012 Recent amendments to the Labor Contract Act will have potentially serious effects on the hiring and retention of contract employees in Japan....

Elizabeth Ticehurst, Kana Itabashi.