Japan Labor Bulletin 1993 Vol.32

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No.1, January (PDF:261KB)

  • General Survey
    White Paper on National Life-Advent of Society with Fewer Children; Its Impact and the Response
  • Working Conditions and the Labor Market
    Ongoing Reduction in Working Hours
    Winter Bonus Freeze
  • Labor-Management Relations
    Labor and Management Gear Up for 1993 Shunto
  • Public Policy
    Vocational Counseling Window to be Launched in Brazil
  • Special Topic
    Role of Public Vocational Training in Society Characterized by Lifelong Education; Centering of Public Upgrading Training
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices
    Education-related Expenses by Type of School(per Person-Yearly)

No.2, February (PDF:270KB)

  • General Survey
    1993 Economic Forecast
  • Labor-Management Relations
    JR West Goes on Strike
    1992 Basic Survey on Trade Unions; Unionization Rate Continues to Drop Slightly
  • International Relations
    ICFTU-APRO Meets in Tokyo
  • Public Policy
    Recommendation on Part-Time Labor Issue Submitted to Minister of Labour
    Toward Revision of the Labor Standards Law; A Report by the Panel's Working Hours Division
  • Special Topic
    Union Leaders' Attitudes and Career Development
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices
    Annual Trends in Social Benefits
    Ratio of Social Security Benefits to National Income

No.3, March (PDF:282KB)

  • General Survey
    White Paper on Women
  • Working Conditions and the Labor Market
    Employment Practices at Crossroads; -Managers Asked to Retire Early
    Survey on Wages
  • Labor-Management Relations
    Labor Unions Toss Boss Out of office
    Chusho Liaison Joint Struggle Council
  • Public Policy
    Foreign Workers Measures
  • Special Topic
    Relations of Collective Agreement to Rules of Employment
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices
    International Comparison of Labor Force Participation Rate by Age

No.4, April (PDF:387KB)

  • General Survey
    Major firms` Restructuring Plans amid "Heisei Recession"
  • Labor-Management Relations
    1993 Shunto; Labor and Management Negotiate
    Image of Labor Unions, "old-fashioned and Conservative"; Rengosoken Survey of Unionists Awareness
  • International Relations
    Japanese-owned companies, learn from Legalized American way -JIL Hosts Seminars on Equal Employment Issues in U.S.-
  • Public Policy
    System of Granting Permission to Overseas Job Placement Projects to be Inaugurated -Ministry of Labor to Revise Enforcement Regulations of Employment Security Law-
  • Special Topic
    Working Women and Mental Stress
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices
    Breakdown of Non statutory welfare benefit expenses for fiscal 1991
    Ratio of the Cost of Welfare Benefits to Total Cash Earnings

No.5, May (PDF:294KB)

  • General Survey
    Economic Indicators Vary; Economy Bottoming Out?
  • Working Conditions and the Labor Market
    Measures to Cope with Recession; From Cost-Cutting to Employment Adjustment
  • Labor - Management Relations
    1993 Shunto Passes Climax; Lowest Wage Increase since 1987 and Delay in Shortening of Hours
  • International Relations
    Second Tokyo Seminar on Comparative Labor Laws
  • Public Policy
    Surge in Illegal Foreign Residents Wanes
  • Special Topic
    Recent Conditions for White-Collar Workers
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices
    Trends in Medical Expenses for Elderly

No.6, June (PDF:219KB)

  • General Survey
    1992 White Paper on Welfare; The Disabled Persons Issue
  • Working Conditions and the Labor Market
    Childcare Leave Law - A year Later
  • Labor-Management Relations
    Labor Unions Striking Less
  • International Relations
    International Conference on Labor laws Held
  • Public Policy
    Delay in Cutting Work Hours; Panel Backs Down from Early Pledge
  • Special Topic
    Japanese-Style Employment Practices at a Turning-Point?
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices
    Family Savings and Debts by Family Head's Age

No.7, July (PDF:322KB)

  • General Survey
    Small Business White Paper; Centering Around Paucity of Workers
  • Working Conditions and the Labor Market
    Wage Trends
  • International Relations
    Strong Interest Shown in Japan's Industrial Relations; All-China Federation of Trade Union Seminar Held
  • Public Policy
    Rengo's Survey on Political Attitudes
    Report by Study Group Regarding the Labour Standards Law
    Rengo Proposes "Partial Employment Partial Payment of Pension"
  • Special Topic
    Relocation Arising from the Gradual Close of Nissan's Zama Plant Production Line
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices
    1990 Annual Per Capita Income by Prefecture

No.8, August (PDF:247KB)

  • General Survey
    White Paper on International Trade-1992 Family Income & Expenditure Survey
  • Working Conditions and the Labor Market
    Basic Survey on Female Employment and Management
  • Public Policy
    Guidelines for the Employment of Foreigners and a Reporting System
    Bill Revising Labour Standards Law Becomes Law; 40-Hour Workweek Launched in April 1994
  • Special Topic
    Employment Measures for Persons With Disabilities in Japan: Recent Developments
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices
    Variations in Bonus and Corporate Performance

No.9, September (PDF:599KB)

  • General Survey
    Recent Economic Trends; EPA Notes Bottoming Out
  • Working Conditions and the Labor Market
    Summer Bonuses Show First Drop in 6 Years
  • Labor-Management Relations
    General Election Results & Labor Unions; Flexible Political Support Relations
  • International Relations
    Labor Summit Held
  • Public Policy
    Part-Time Labor Bill Becomes Law
    The present State of Social Insurance Participants and Unpaid Premiums
    Landlord Ordered to Pay Compensation for Rent Refusal to a Foreign National
  • Special Topic
    "Starting your Own Business" as Employee's Career Path
    Analysis of 1992 Labor Economy
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices
    Part-Time Employment in Japan (1990)

No.10, October (PDF:270KB)

  • General Survey
    1993 White Paper on the Economy
  • Working Conditions and the Labor Market
    Slow Speed of Economic Recovery and Corporate Employment Adjustment
  • Labor-Management Relations
    Subcontractors and Working Hours: Denkirengo's Survey
  • Public Policy
    Small & Medium Enterprise Agency to Help Establish Smaller Firms
    Survey on Environment-Friendly Business Behavior: Environmental Agency
  • Special Topic
    Transition from School to Work
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices
    Home Ownership Ratio, Commuting Time and Active Job Openings-to-Job Applicants Ratio by Prefecture

No.11, November (PDF:309KB)

  • Working Conditions and the Labor Market
    Basic Survey on Employment Structure
    A 1993 Survey on Employment Management
  • Labor-Management Relations
    Yamagishi Re-elected as Rengo Chief
  • Public Policy
    A Record High Number of Firms Receive Employment Adjustment Aid Subsidies
  • Special Topic
    Historic Change in Japanese Politics and Labor Movement: The July 18 General Election and Its Effect
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices
    Per Capita Earnings and Taxes Paid by Earning(1991)

No.12, December (PDF:291KB)

  • General Survey
    Special Economic Package
  • Labor-Management Relations
    Rengo Annual Convention Held
  • International Relations
    Japan-U.S. Symposium on Industrial Relations
  • Public Policy
    Pension Council Moves
  • Special Topic
    The Reality of "Rotating Japanese Staff"
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices
    International Comparison of Labor Productivity(1990)
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