The amendments to the Act on Improvement, etc. in Employment Management for Part-Time Workers (“Act”) will be enforced with effect from 1 April 2015. Given the broad scope of the Act, the amendments to the Act would significantly affect employers’ employment management. Please refer to this link for further information.
Measures to be taken by business operators for Amendments to Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations
Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations (“Act”) was amended and relevant amendments are currently enforced in a step-by-step manner. Business operators are required to take necessary measures to prevent inappropriate inducement of customers caused by unjustifiable premiums and misleading representations. Surcharge system will be introduced on misleading representations. Please refer to this link for further information.
Newly-established Exemption from the Conversion of Fixed-term Employment Contract into Indefinite-term Employment Contract
On 28 November 2014, “Act on Special Measures concerning employees with expertise, etc. employed by a fixed-term employment contract (“Act”)” was promulgated. The Act enables employers to continue a fixed-term employment contract without applying the Conversion Rule. Please refer to this link for further information.
It was announced how the amendment to the Industrial Safety and Health Act will be enforced in a phased manner. Employers will be required to deal with relevant amendments. Please refer to the below link for further information.
We are very pleased to inform you that we have established the law office of MAEJIMA & YOSHIDA.
Hiroto Maejima is a co-founding partner and his primary expertise has focused on corporate matters for domestic and international clients and cross-border transactions.
Yukika Yoshida is a co-founding partner and her primary expertise has focused on domestic corporate matters and dispute resolution matters for corporate and individual clients.
We will work together to provide our clients with quality services based on our collective expertise and experience. We are committed to continuing to expend every effort to meet our clients’ expectations. We would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere appreciation for your support over the years and look forward to developing an even stronger relationship with you in the future.