Labor Laws of Japan

  1. Labor Union ActA new window opens(労働組合法)
  2. Labor Relations Adjustment ActA new window opens(労働関係調整法)
  3. Labor Standards ActA new window opens(労働基準法)
  4. Ordinance for Enforcement of the Labor Standards Act (Tentative translation)A new window opens(労働基準法施行規則  暫定版)
  5. Labor Contract ActA new window opens(労働契約法)
  6. Act on Promoting the Resolution of Individual Labor-Related DisputesA new window opens(個別労使紛争の解決の促進に関する法律)
  7. Act on the Succession to Labor Contracts upon Company SplitA new window opens(会社分割に伴う労働契約の承継等に関する法律)
  8. Act on Securing, Etc. of Equal Opportunity and Treatment between Men and Women in EmploymentA new window opens(雇用の分野における男女の均等な機会及び待遇の確保等に関する法律)
  9. Act on Improvement, etc. of Employment Management for Part-Time WorkersA new window opens(短時間労働者の雇用管理の改善等に関する法律)
  10. Ordinance for Enforcement of the Act on Improvement, etc. of Employment Management for Part-Time WorkersA new window opens(短時間労働者の雇用管理の改善等に関する法律施行規則)
  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(育児休業、介護休業等育児又は家族介護を行う労働者の福祉に関する法律)
  12. Industrial Safety and Health ActA new window opens(労働安全衛生法)
  13. Order for Industrial Safety and Health Act A new window opens(労働安全衛生法施行令)
  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(労働安全衛生規則  別表第二、別表第五及び別表第九:平成二十一年厚生労働省令第二十三号までの改正)
  15. Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance ActA new window opens(労働者災害補償保険法)
  16. Employment Security ActA new window opens(職業安定法)
  17. Ordinance for Enforcement of the Employment Security ActA new window opens(職業安定法施行規則)
  18. Act for Securing the Proper Operation of Worker Dispatching Undertakings and Improved Working Conditions for Dispatched WorkersA new window opens(労働者派遣事業の適正な運営の確保及び派遣労働者の就業条件の整備等に関する法律)
  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(労働者派遣事業の適正な運営の確保及び派遣労働者の就業条件の整備等に関する法律施行規則)
  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(労働者派遣事業の適正な運営の確保及び派遣労働者の就業条件の整備等に関する法律施行令)
  21. Human Resources Development Promotion ActA new window opens(職業能力開発促進法)
  22. Employment Insurance ActA new window opens(雇用保険法)
  23. Act on the Collection, etc. of Insurance Premiums of Labor InsuranceA new window opens(労働保険の保険料の徴収等に関する法律)

(August 11, 2015 updated)

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