Japan Labor Bulletin 1994 Vol.33

ARTICLES | Index | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 |

No.1, January (PDF:260KB)

  • General Survey
    1991 Social-Security Benefits Top the 50 Trillion yen Mark for the First Time
  • Working Conditions and the Labor Market
    Migrant Workers Find Fewer Job Offers
  • Human Resources Management
    Cases Sexual Harassment: Survey Commissioned by Ministry of Labour
  • Labor-Management Relations
    Labor & Management call for Income Tax Cuts International Relations Japan-EC Seminar and Stockholm Symposium Held
  • Public Policy
    Part-Time Labor Law
  • Special Topic
    Recent Employment Situation and Long-Term Structural Change
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices
    Wages by Educational Background and Sex
    Wages by Size of Enterprise and Sex

No.2, February (PDF:306KB)

  • General Survey
    White Paper on National Life-The Worst Recession Since WW II Appears Certain
  • Working Conditions and the Labour Market
    A Survey on Labor Economy Trend-Winter Bonuses for All Major Firms Fall
  • Labor-Management Relations
    Spring Wage-Hike Requests
  • Public Policy
    Employment Situation of Foreign Workers
  • Special Topic
    Employment Adjustment of Middle-aged and Older White-collar Workers
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices
    Trends in Employees, Union Membership and Estimated Unionization Rate

No.3, March (PDF:262KB)

  • General Survey
    The 1993 White Paper on Women
    Mrs. H. Takahashi Appointed as Supreme Court Justice
  • Labor-Management Relations
    Basic Survey on Trade Unions
  • Public Policy
    Churoi's First Order Issued Regarding Unfair Labor Practice Complaints
    Women's & Young Workers' Problems: Council Releases Interim Report
    Gov't to Launch Employment Countermeasures
  • Special Topic
    Japanese View of Self-Is it Unique?
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices
    Transition of Accession Rate and Separation Rate by Size of Establishments (Manufacturing)

No.4, April (PDF:324KB)

  • General Survey
    Reform Bills Pass Diet
  • Working Conditions and the Labor Market
    Ongoing Reduction in Working Hours - A Rising Tide of Tanshinfunin Persons: MCA's Basic Survey on Employment Structure
  • Human Resources Management
    More Handicapped Persons Have Jobs
  • Labor-Management Relations
    Policy for 1994 Shunto Presented
  • Public Policy
    50% of Woman Utilize Childcare Leave
  • Special Topic
    Retirement Support Services of Japanese labor Unions
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices
    Dispatched workers based upon worker dispatching contract

No.5, May (PDF:289KB)

  • General Survey
    A Survey on Male Lifestyle
    Economy Picks Up & Recession Bottoms Out
  • Human Resources Management
    Airline Restructuring Programs
  • Labor-Management Relations
    Union for Middle Management
  • International Relations
    Jobs Summit
  • Public Policy
    Total Employment-Support Program
  • Special Topic
    In-House Training and OJT
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices
    Trends in Number of Employed Persons in Four Occupations
    Trends in Number of White-collar Workers Change over Year Before

No.6, June (PDF:284KB)

  • General Survey
    Labour Circles' Trends towards Hosokawa's Resignation Announcement
  • Working Conditions and the Labor Market
    Survey on Reality of Sogosyoku Women
  • Human Resources Management
    Rationalization and Streamlining Efforts toward Indirect Divisions
    60% of Managers are Contented with Annual Pay Scheme
  • International Relations
    The 1994 Asian Regional Conference on Industrial Relations
  • Special Topic
    College Grads' Careers--Massification and Diversification
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices
    Percentage of Labor Unions by Worker Unionization/Worker Classification

No.7, July (PDF:283KB)

  • General Survey
    Basic Survey on National Life, Ministry of Health and Welfare
  • Working Conditions and the Labour Market
    Recruiting Plans for New Grads for Fiscal 1995
  • Human Resources Management
    1994 White Paper on Industrial Relations
  • Public Policy
    Middle-aged and Older White-collar Workers Transferred to Firms Outside of Keiretsu
  • Special Topic
    Will the Union for Middle Management Expand?
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices Trends in Wages, Bonuses and Real GDP (Year-on-year Increase Rate) (All Industries, males and females)

No.8, August (PDF:278KB)

  • General Survey
    1993 White Paper on Health and Welfare - Childcare Costs 20 million yen from Birth through College Graduation -
    1994 White Paper on International Trade
  • Working Conditions and the Labor Market
    Mid-Term Employment Vision
  • Human Resources Management
    Mid- and Long-term Prospects for Japanese-style Employment Practice
  • Public Policy
    Law concerning the Stabilization of Employment of Older Workers and Employment Insurance Law Revised
  • Special Topic
    Characteristics of Regulations on Dispatched Work (Temporary Work) in Japan Statistical
  • Aspects Recent
    Labor Economy Indices
    Trends in Sense of Belonging to the Company (Males)
    Trends in Sense of Belonging to the Company (Females)

No.9, September (PDF:281KB)

  • General Survey
    Vital Statistics
  • Working Conditions and the Labour Market
    The 1994 Survey on Employment Management
  • Human Resources Management
    Starting Pay Freeze
  • Labor Management Relations
    1994 "Shunto" Wage Talks Settled
  • Special Topic
    Female Employment and Ability Development
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices Table 1. Number of Those Who Want to Participate in the Labor Force

No.10, October (PDF:436KB)

  • General Survey
    1994 White Paper on the Economy
  • Working Conditions and the Labor Market
    Over 400,000 Physically and Mentally Handicapped Persons Employed
  • Human Resource Management
    New Trends in Personnel and Labor Management for White-Collar Workers-Vocational Ability Authorization and Official Qualification
  • Public Policy
    Regional Minimum Wages Decided Upon
  • Special Topic
    Recent Developments Regarding Child and Elder Care Leave in Japan
  • Outline of 1994 Analysis of Labor Economy
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices
    Time Spent Per Weekday on Activities by Sex and Economic Activity (Average for All Persons)

No.11, November (PDF:314KB)

  • General Survey
    Survey on Population Movements
  • Working Conditions and the Labor Market
    Recent Employment Situation & 1993 Survey on Employment Trends
  • Human Resources Management
    Commuter Quandary in Metropolitan Areas-70% "Feel Exhausted"
    Japanese Airlines' Issue of Hiring Contract Flight Attendants
  • Labor Management Relations
    Rengo Chief Yamagishi Steps Down
  • Public Policy
    Basic Policy for Measures to Deal with Short-time Workers
  • Special Topic
    Why Has Union Density Declined in Japan?
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices
    Population Over 65 (Rate of Over-65 Living Together with Children) by Types of Household

No.12, December (PDF:280KB)

  • General Survey
    1992 Social Welfare Benefits Hit a Record High
  • Working Conditions and the Labor Market
    Job Openings-to-Applicants Ratio for Prospective High School Graduates
  • Human Resources Management
    Steelmakers Farm out Workers to Subsidiaries
  • International Relations
    Japan-EU Symposium
    Third Tokyo Seminar on Comparative Labor Law Held
  • Public Policy
    Labor Panel Mediates First Sex Bias Case Since Enforcement of Equal Opportunity Law
  • Special Topic
    The Employment of Older People in Japan and Policies to Promote It
  • Statistical Aspects
    Recent Labor Economy Indices
    Trends in Ratio of Job Openings to Job Applicants for New School Graduates and for All Job Seekers Other Than New University Graduates
ARTICLES | Index | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 |

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