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Japan: record pay out for power harassment and overwork claim
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • December 5 2014

On 4 November 2014, the Tokyo District Court awarded JPY 58 million to the aggrieved family members of a young employee who committed suicide. The

Work-related illness rising in Japan harassment and overwork to blame?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Japan
  • August 7 2014

The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan recently released figures showing a 12 year on year rise in reported work-related illness claims

Power harassment in the workplace
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Japan
  • February 28 2012

Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare report addresses a growing problem in the country’s workplace; definition and proposed guidelines offer new level of clarity to employers.