Precedent backs (nearly) equal pay for equal work

| May 21, 2013

Precedent backs (nearly) equal pay for equal work

by Hifumi Okunuki

In 2012, Japan had 51.73 million workers, of which 33.3 million were regular employees, or seishain, according to the latest survey by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. Contingent, or nonpermanent, workers (including part-timers, haken dispatch and shokutaku semiregular employees) numbered 18.43 million, ...