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Labor Laws of Japan


  1. Labor Union ActA new window opens

  2. Labor Relations Adjustment ActA new window opens

  3. Labor Standards Act (PDF:705KB)

  4. Ordinance for Enforcement of the Labor Standards ActA new window opens

  5. Labor Contract ActA new window opens

  6. Act on Promoting the Resolution of Individual Labor-Related DisputesA new window opens

  7. Act on the Succession to Labor Contracts upon Company SplitA new window opens

  8. Act on Securing, Etc. of Equal Opportunity and Treatment between Men and Women in EmploymentA new window opens

  9. Act on Improvement, etc. of Employment Management for Part-Time WorkersA new window opens

  10. Ordinance for Enforcement of the Act on Improvement, etc. of Employment Management for Part-Time WorkersA 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 LeaveA new window opens

  12. Industrial Safety and Health ActA new window opens

  13. Order for Industrial Safety and Health Act (Tentative translation)A new window opens

  14. Ordinance on Industrial Safety and Health (Appended Tables 2, 5 and 9: up to the revision of Ordinance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare No. 23 of 2009)A new window opens

  15. Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance ActA new window opens

  16. Employment Security ActA new window opens

  17. Ordinance for Enforcement of the Employment Security ActA new window opens

  18. Act for Securing the Proper Operation of Worker Dispatching Undertakings and Improved Working Conditions for Dispatched WorkersA new window opens

  19. 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

  20. Order for Enforcement of the Act for Securing the Proper Operation of Worker Dispatching Undertakings and Improved Working Conditions for Dispatched WorkersA new window opens

  21. Human Resources Development Promotion ActA new window opens

  22. Employment Insurance ActA new window opens

  23. Act on the Collection, etc. of Insurance Premiums of Labor InsuranceA new window opens

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