Japan Labor Issues

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As change affects our societies in various forms—ongoing globalization, shifts in demographic structure, and new waves of information technology—it prompts new scenarios in industrial structure, corporate organizations and activities, labor-management relations, and the ways that people work. While the forms and outcomes of these changes differ across the nations and regions of the world, we must invariably face their effects. Particularly in the field of labor, there are key issues that need to be addressed as we develop our labor policies, such as the redefinition of labor law, reform in labor markets, renewed recognition of systems for representing workers, and problems related to immigration. With such challenges ahead, this journal introduces the recent developments in Japan in the field of labor to a global audience.

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e-Letter Japan Labor Issues

Vol.2, No.9, October 2018 (Full text PDF:1.16MB)new

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Judgments and Orders

Series:Japan’s Employment System and Public Policy 2017-2022

Statistical Indicators (PDF:223KB)

CONTENTS Japan Labor Issues 2017-2018 (PDF:217KB)

Published on September 25, 2018

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E-mail:j-emm [at sign] jil.go.jp

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