The employee rights chapter of the Japan country guide has been updated to reflect forthcoming changes relating to parental and family care leave.
Updated to reflect increase to rate of benefit for family care leave, effective from 1 August 2016.
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 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 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 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 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.
An employment law guide to training and development in Japan, including apprenticeships and on-the-job training and work placements.
Useful online resources on employment law in Japan.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to Japan.