Nov 25, 2015

Japan to ease rules on temp workers' child-care leave

The government is considering making it easier for temporary workers to take child-care leave as part of its first measures to realize a society enabling engagement by all people, a new policy goal of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, it has been learned. Under study ...

Feb 1, 2014

Harassment for acting like a dad

According to a Japanese trade union survey, more than one in every 10 working men have either been barred from taking childcare leave or harassed for even applying.