The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies (Nihon Rodo Kenkyu Zasshi, No.739)
Vol.64, Special Issue 2022
The 2021 Conference on Labor Policy Study

The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies is a peer review-based specialist research magazine containing high-quality articles by researchers and experts active in the front lines of research (first issued in 1959).

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Abstracts (until February-March 2016)


Panel Discussion
“Does Job-based HRM System Fit with the Employment System in Japan? ”

How Should We Understand the Discussion on Job-based Employment? Suggestions
for Reforming Japan’s Human Resource Management System
Hiroki Sato
The Reality of Job-Based Employment from the Perspective of a Foreign Capital
Company Human Resources Department
Shuntaro Baba
Does Job-based HRM System Fit with the Employment System in Japan?
Takeshi Matsuo
What Changes Does “Job-Based” Employment Bring About in Japanese
Labor and Employment Law?
Hisashi Takeuchi-Okuno

Open Session

Review of Job Crafting for Elderly Employees
Yasunori Kishida
Pressure for Changes in Elderly Employee Human Resource Management
from the Equal Pay for Equal Value Work Movement
Miho Fujinami
Haruyuki Kano
Eiichi Oki
The Impact of AI Technology on Employment Relations: Suggestions for Future Research Issues
Shinya Iwatsuki
The Failure of the 2018 Reform of the Monthly Labour Survey
Masayuki Takahara
Three Major Industrial Unions for Metalworkers and Their Efforts to Reduce Wage
Differentials According to Company Size
Minjin Lee
The Legitimate Interest in Restrictive Covenants under New York State Law in the United States
Toru Ueda
Promoting Labor Market Participation without “Unemployment?” A Historical
Study of Policy Changes to Provide Work Opportunities for Low-income
Earners in the United Kingdom
Kentaro Hayashi
Consideration of “Employed Continuously for Six Months” in Article 39,
Paragraph 1 of the Labor Standards Act: Factors to Be Considered in case There
Is a Blank Period between the Renewal of Short-Term Labor Contracts
Kentaro Hiraki
Selection for Promotion at Senior Management Level and Human Resource Development: Case Study of a Major Commercial Bank
Hajime Sakurai
A Discussion of Studies on Employee Organization Mechanisms in Japanese Companies
Kasumi Nomura
The “Quasi-internalization” of Non-regular Workers in Local Governments:
Cases of Workplaces for Welfare Services
Hodaka Maeura
Shinsuke Furuya

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AbstractsAbstracts (until February-March 2016)