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The new Japanese Civil Code makes changes to the rules on termination of employment contracts and notice periods. This article provides details.
Iwata Godo
今月は、労働基準法上の労働時間の規制が及ばない管理監督者への該当性について解説します。
Iwata Godo
今月は、ご相談されることも多い、懲戒解雇の手続について解説します。懲戒解雇処分は、処分の理由と相当性の有無について慎重に判断
Iwata Godo
Labour and Employment Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Japan, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Dickinson Wright PLLC
一部の企業のなかには、事業再開が遅れるのに伴い、当初は一時帰...
lus Laboris
Protection for whistleblowers, new rules in Japan.
Littler Mendelson
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Japanese government is considering a new law to enable the government to declare a state of emergency, cancel public events, and instruct people
Littler Mendelson
These amendments will become effective on April 1, 2019.
Jones Day
On July 19, 2018, in a case in which the parties litigated whether payment of a so-called fixed overtime allowance is considered payment ...
TMF Group BV
A country known worldwide for its pressurised work environment and unspoken requirement for long hours, Japan has passed a work reform bill aimed at changing that reputation.
Jones Day
Legislation for the Promotion of Work Style Reform was enacted on June 29, 2018
Fisher Phillips LLP
In response to increasing media reports of "karoshi" (employee death due to overwork), Japan has made some major changes to its Labor Standards Act of 1947. Under a recent amendment...
Jones Day
On June 1, 2018, in the Hamakyorex (please see the September 2016 issue) and Nagasawa-Unyu decisions (please see the November 2016 issue), the Supreme Court (Second Petty Bench) ...
Jones Day
On April 6, 2018, the Japanese Cabinet approved and submitted to the Diet the Bill for Legislation for the Promotion of Work Style Reform.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Last month, Japan's restrictions on fixed-term employment contracts took effect, and employees with at least five years of service with an employer can now be considered indefinite-term employees ...
Littler Mendelson
Japan has a reputation for being a difficult jurisdiction for firing employees.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In the wake of increased international focus on karoshi—a common Japanese term meaning "death by overwork"—Japan's government and business leaders alike agree that Japan's "culture of overwork" is a critical issue in need of a solution.
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 BV
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...
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