Initiative to support work / child care balance

January 1st 2020

The Company will be implementing an initiative or a “general employer action plan” in accordance with the Japanese law, “Advancement of Measures to Support Raising Next-Generation Children.”

What is this law?

This law obliges employers to make it possible for employees to balance work and child-raising so that the next generation can be born and raised in a healthy environment.

What is a general employer action plan?

A plan on behalf of the employer that helps enable the above law. Companies that have more than 101 full time employees are required to file their plan with the Labor Commission.

The Japan Times Plan

1. Period:

  • Jan 1st 2020 – Dec 31st 2022

2. Focus points:

  • – To promote male employees taking leave to raise children
  • – Conduct internships to provide work experience opportunities and reduce the workload of employees