Information on legal service providers for Japan employment law.
Updated to reflect changes to pension contributions under the Employees’ Pension Insurance scheme, effective from 1 September 2017, and information on minimum wage rates, effective from 1 October 2017.
Updated to include information on harassment relating to pregnancy, childbirth, childcare leave and family care leave.
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.
An employment law guide to recruitment and selection in Japan, including discrimination, advertising vacancies, selection, job offers, employing young people, children and foreign nationals, and employment formalities.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to Japan.