Japan to shake up firms' nursing care leave system

Apr 7, 2016

Japan to shake up firms' nursing care leave system

A moderate shake-up of the nursing care leave system is approaching after the enactment of a revised law last month, as the government tries to help people stay in work rather than quit when faced with the need to take care of relatives. Under ...

Jan 9, 2016

Italy bottle cap tycoon leaves workers €1.5 million in will

Workers at an Italian factory were delighted by an unexpected Christmas bonus, receiving checks for thousands of euros bequeathed to them by their late boss who died in June, reports said Saturday. Piero Macchi, the founder of Enoplastic, which produces screw caps, synthetic corks ...

Dec 4, 2015

Salaries rose 0.7% in October but bonuses expected to lag

Salaries grew 0.7 percent in October from the previous year to an average of ¥266,309, the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry said in a preliminary report Friday. The fourth consecutive month of salary growth reflects the pay-scale hike decided at this year’s shunto spring ...