Updated to include information on protection against “power harassment”.
Updated to reflect changes to minimum wage rates, effective from October 2019.
Updated to include information on record-keeping requirements in relation to working time as per the Labour Standards Act.
Updated to include information on record-keeping requirements in relation to working time as per the Industrial Safety and Health Act.
Information on legal service providers for Japan employment law.
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 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.