Japan

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  • Country guide updates: Japan

    Date:
    17 August 2016
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    Updates to the employee rights chapter of the Japan employment law guide, covering changes taking effect from 1 January 2017 relating to parental and family care leave.

  • Japan: Pay and benefits

    Type:
    International manual

    Updated to reflect extension of obligation to enrol employees in the Employment Insurance scheme, effective 1 January 2017, and revised rate for Employment Insurance scheme contributions.

  • Japan: Employee rights

    Type:
    International manual

    Updated to include information on the changes taking effect from 1 January 2017 relating to parental and care leave. See Country guide updates: Japan.

  • Japan: Contracts of employment

    Type:
    International manual

    An employment law guide to contracts of employment in Japan, including types of contract, probationary periods, written statements of terms of employment, non-competition clauses and contract variations.

  • Japan: Training and development

    Type:
    International manual

    An employment law guide to training and development in Japan, including apprenticeships and on-the-job training and work placements.

  • Japan: Equal opportunities

    Type:
    International manual

    An employment law guide to equal opportunities in Japan, including sex, age and disability discrimination and discrimination on grounds of nationality, creed or social status, exemptions, harassment and sexual harassment, victimisation, positive action, and remedies and penalties.

  • Japan: Industrial relations

    Type:
    International manual

    An employment law guide to industrial relations in Japan, including trade unions, collective bargaining and agreements, labour-management agreements, informing and consulting employees, and industrial action.

  • Japan: Health and safety

    Type:
    International manual

    An employment law guide to health and safety in Japan, including duties on employers and employees, safety representatives, enforcement and penalties, and compensation for occupational injury or illness.

  • Japan: Termination of employment

    Type:
    International manual

    An employment law guide to termination of employment in Japan, including notice periods, summary dismissal, dismissal on grounds of performance or capacity, disciplinary dismissal, dismissal prohibitions, redundancy, retirement, severance payments, certificates of employment and contesting dismissals.

  • Japan: Useful online resources on employment law

    Type:
    International manual

    Useful online resources on employment law in Japan.

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