Cabinet OKs reforms to address Japan's labor market woes

Business / Economy Jun 22, 2019

Cabinet OKs reforms to address Japan's labor market woes

The Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe approved Friday a suite of labor reforms designed to solve Japan's demographic challenges while creating conditions to promote job growth, particularly for those struggling to find stable work. Under the annual economic policy blueprint, the government wants to ...

Business / Economy Jun 6, 2018

Wages in Japan see modest nominal growth

Japan's real wages were flat in April from a year earlier, while nominal wages grew 0.8 percent for the ninth consecutive monthly increase amid a recent rise in base salaries, the labor ministry said Wednesday. The average of total cash earnings, including base and overtime ...