Yuichi Kawamoto

For Yuichi Kawamoto's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

How-tos | LIFELINES Jan 24, 2012

Tepco pole position may scupper land buy

Mr. A writes: "We are seriously considering buying a property (house and land) in a residential neighborhood. On a corner of and inside the property, Tepco installed a light pole several years ago, apparently under an agreement with the current owner. It is believed ...

How-tos | LIFELINES Aug 9, 2011

Scant legal justification for unpaid overtime

John has a question about unpaid overtime: "I've been working in Japan for the past few years and lately, because of the slow pace of business, our company has let go of some of our staff. As a result, we have to split the workload ...