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  • 13 Aug 2018 14:38 | JHRS (Administrator)

    The Japanese government is mulling over plans to give Monday mornings off to its workers to fight overwork. The government plans to enact “Shining Monday” – where once a month, workers will get to have a lie-in on Monday morning, and only clock in after lunch.

    Source: https://www.peoplematters.in/

  • 13 Aug 2018 14:37 | JHRS (Administrator)

    A campaign is underway among Japanese companies to clarify rules that protect employees from unruly customers as labor shortages drive public-facing industries to improve their work conditions.

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

  • 07 Aug 2018 13:59 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese workers' inflation-adjusted real wages rose in June at the fastest pace in more than 21 years, fuelled by an increase in summer bonuses, government data showed, in an encouraging sign that consumer spending and inflation will pick up.

    Source: https://www.firstpost.com/

  • 03 Aug 2018 13:56 | JHRS (Administrator)

    Japan’s government is to urge companies to give employees Monday mornings off in its latest attempt to improve the country’s poor record on work-life balance.

    Source: https://www.theguardian.com/

  • 01 Aug 2018 14:00 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Misaki Harada wants to quit her job as a receptionist at a restaurant management company in Tokyo and move into marketing for an apparel maker.

    Source: https://www.reuters.com/

  • 28 Jul 2018 15:47 | JHRS (Administrator)

    The National Personnel Authority is scrutinizing government survey data on private-sector bonuses for winter 2017 and summer 2018 before making recommendations on government pay revisions to the Diet and the Cabinet as soon as early August.

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

  • 20 Jul 2018 14:09 | JHRS (Administrator)

    The new residency program introduced last year to give fourth-generation descendants of Japanese overseas opportunities to live and work in Japan has raised hopes the government will ease the conditions to let family members come along — a privilege afforded to third-generation descendants.

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

  • 20 Jul 2018 14:04 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- Japan's new residency program for overseas workers will be expanded to include key yet understaffed manufacturing fields that supply parts to automakers and other mainstay industries.

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

  • 14 Jul 2018 14:01 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- Japan had the highest number of nonregular workers in 2017, the government said Friday, reflecting the growing number of elderly people working after retirement.

    Source: https://japantoday.com/

  • 06 Jul 2018 11:53 | JHRS (Administrator)

    TOKYO -- Personnel expenses at Japan's large corporations have grown to their highest level in 16 years as a deepening shortage of workers has forced them to increase pay for part-timers.

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

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