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.
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.
Updated to include information on the changes taking effect from 1 January 2017 relating to parental and care leave. See Country guide updates: Japan.
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.
An employment law guide to training and development in Japan, including apprenticeships and on-the-job training and work placements.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Useful online resources on employment law in Japan.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to Japan.