Sep 15, 2016

Fukoku Life to give 400 nonregular staff regular status

Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Co. will give regular employee status to about 400 female nonregular administrative staff at its regional sales offices from October, informed sources told Jiji Press on Thursday. Following the status change, their annual salaries will rise 7.4 percent, or some ...

Jul 31, 2016

India providing food to laid-off workers in Saudi Arabia

India’s foreign minister said the government is providing food aid to thousands of Indian workers in Saudi Arabia who are not able to buy food after losing their jobs in the kingdom. Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said in a series of tweets over the ...

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 ...