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  • 23 Sep 2018 15:29 | JHRS (Administrator)

    June 29, 2018: The law deemed to be the foundation of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s much-vaunted reform of how we work, or hataraki-kata kaikaku, passed the upper House of Councilors on this day. Most of its provisions, which simply amend other laws, will come into effect next April, so it’s crucial we get a handle on them now.

    Source: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/

  • 22 Sep 2018 15:35 | JHRS (Administrator)
    Faced with a labor shortage stemming from its aging population, Japan is increasingly looking toward foreign nationals to boost its workforce. And as more Japanese nationals work alongside non-Japanese with different cultures and customs, some companies are modifying their working environments.

    Source: https://mainichi.jp/
  • 22 Sep 2018 15:31 | JHRS (Administrator)

    In August, it was reported that central government ministries and agencies, not to mention national legislative offices and local governments, have for years been fulfilling their legal responsibility to hire certain numbers of people with disabilities by fudging criteria for determining what qualifies as a disability.

    Source:https://mainichi.jp/

  • 19 Sep 2018 15:36 | JHRS (Administrator)

    A survey conducted by the Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training found that three-quarters (75%) of Japanese companies do not want their employees to have side hustles, saying these may affect their workers’ main work.

    Source: http://hrmasia.com/

  • 14 Sep 2018 15:08 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- As Japan prepares to open its doors wider for foreign workers next April, the government is working to identify potential challenges they may face and draw up detailed solutions by the end of this year.

    Source: https://asia.nikkei.com/

  • 12 Sep 2018 15:13 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- The Japanese government is leaning toward limiting mail delivery to weekdays in order to ease the burden on a postal service stretched by labor shortages.

    Source: https://asia.nikkei.com/

  • 10 Sep 2018 13:19 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- Japanese staff servicing group Recruit Holdings has launched an internal program that utilizes artificial intelligence to detect workers at risk of leaving the company, so that supervisors can intervene early.

    Source: https://asia.nikkei.com/

  • 06 Sep 2018 15:52 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- The Japanese government will pave the way for workers to stay employed until age 70 if they so choose, as part of its effort to reshape the workforce in the face of an aging and shrinking population.

    Source: https://asia.nikkei.com/

  • 06 Sep 2018 15:50 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- Japan's construction businesses appear headed for an even deeper labor shortage despite government efforts to attract foreign workers, unless the industry takes steps to make its jobs more appealing.

    Source: https://asia.nikkei.com/

  • 06 Sep 2018 15:49 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- Japan will open up a wider path to residency status for international students as soon as next spring, allowing them to work in any field after graduation as long as they clear an annual income threshold of 3 million yen ($26,900).

    Source: https://asia.nikkei.com/

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