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Labor Laws of Japan (Provisional Translation)


  1. Labor Union Act (latest revision: 2005)A new window opens
      Order for the Enforcement of the Labor Union Act PDF(78KB)

  2. Labor Relations Adjustment Act (last revision: 2004)A new window opens
      Order for the Enforcement of the Labor Relations Adjustment Act (last revision: 2006.2.1) PDF (46KB)

  3. Labor Standards Act (last revision: 2008) PDF (428KB)
      Ordinance for Enforcement of the Labor Standards ActA new window opens

  4. Labor Contract Act (Act No.128 of 2007.12. 5)A new window opens

  5. Act on Promoting the Resolution of Individual Labor-Related Disputes (last revision: 2004)A new window opens

  6. Act on the Succession to Labor Contracts upon Company Split (last revision: 2005)A new window opens
      Ministry of Labour Ordinance No. 48 PDF (12KB)
      Ministry of Labour Announcement No.127 PDF (57KB)

  7. Act on Securing, Etc. of Equal Opportunity and Treatment between Men and Women in Employment (last revision: 2006)A new window opens

  8. Minimum Wages Act (last revision: 2008.5.2) PDF (98KB)

  9. Security of Wage Payment Law (last revision: 2002.5.31) PDF (47KB)

  10. Act on Improvement, etc. of Employment Management for Part-Time Workers (last revision: 2007)A new window opens

  11. Act on the Welfare of Workers Who Take Care of Children or Other Family Members Including Child Care and Family Care Leave (last revision: 2004)A new window opens

  12. Industrial Safety and Health Act (latest revision: 2006)A new window opens

  13. Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance Act (last revision: 2007)A new window opens

  14. Working Environment Measurement Law (latest revision: 1999.12.22)A new window opens

  15. Employment Measure Act (last revision: 2009.7.15) PDF (311KB)

  16. Employment Security Act (last revision: 2007)A new window opens
      Ordinance for Enforcement of the Employment Security ActA new window opens

  17. Act for Securing the Proper Operation of Worker Dispatching Undertakings and Improved Working Conditions for Dispatched Workers (last revision: 2006)A new window opens
      Ordinance for Enforcement of the Act for Securing the Proper Operation of Worker Dispatching Undertakings and Improved Working Conditions for Dispatched WorkersA new window opens
      Order for Enforcement of the Act for Securing the Proper Operation of Worker Dispatching Undertakings and Improved Working Conditions for Dispatched Workers (last revision: 2007)A new window opens

  18. Law concerning Stabilization of Employment of Older Persons (last revision: 2004.6.11)
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    (116KB)

  19. Human Resources Development Promotion Act (last revision: 2006)A new window opens

  20. Employment Insurance Act (last revision: 2007)A new window opens

  21. Defined Contribution Pension Law (last revision: 2001.6.29) PDF (221KB)

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