JILPT Comparative Labor Law Seminar 2010 (March 8-9)
Labor Policy on Fixed-term Employment Contracts

JILPT holds a biennial Comparative Labor Law Seminar, with the aim of having cross-national discussion and comparative analyses on critical issues in the field of labor law, by inviting researchers from abroad. This year the 10th Seminar was held with the theme of "Labor Policy on Fixed-term Employment Contracts".

The papers presented in the seminar are compiled as JILPT Report No.9 (2.6MB)

These papers have been published by Kluwer Law International in the 'Bulletin of Comparative Labour Relations' series as number 76 entitled: 'Regulation of Fixed-term Employment Contracts: A Comparative Overview'open a new window ISBN:9789041133564.

 "Labor Policy on Fixed-term Employment Contracts"


Hiroya Nakakubo
Professor, Hitotsubashi University, Introduction (PDF:96KB)
Takashi Araki
Professor, University of Tokyo

Discussants (in order of presentation)

Aristea Koukiadaki
Research Fellow, University of Cambridge (U.K.)
The Regulation of Fixed-term Work in Britain (PDF:299KB)
Bernd Waas
Professor, Goethe University (Germany)
Labour Policy and Fixed-Term Employment Contracts in Germany (PDF:285KB)
Pascal Lokiec
Professor, University of Paris XIII (France)
Fixed-Term Contracts in France (PDF:161KB)
Mia Rönnmar
Associate Professor, Lund University (Sweden)
Labour Policy on Fixed-Term Employment Contracts in Sweden (PDF:202KB)
Hisashi Takeuchi-Okuno
Associate Professor, Rikkyo University (Japan)
The Regulation of Fixed-term Employment in Japan (PDF:236KB)
Chih-Poung Liou
Senior Partner, Formosan Brothers Attorneys-at-Law (Taiwan)
Laws and Practice of Fixed Term Labour Contract in Taiwan (PDF:244KB)
John Lee
Professor, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (Korea)
Labour Policy on Fixed-Term Employment Contract in Korea (PDF:396KB)
Kungang Li
Professor, Anhui University (China)
Practice and Problems: the Fixed-term Employment Contract in China (PDF:717KB)
Anthony O'Donnell
Senior Lecturer, La Trobe University (Australia)
Fixed-Term Work in Australia (PDF:409KB)
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