Outcry prompts Osaka store to rethink badges for menstruating staff

National Nov 28, 2019

Outcry prompts Osaka store to rethink badges for menstruating staff

An Osaka department store is reconsidering a plan for employees to wear badges when they're menstruating, which was originally aimed at fostering sympathy among co-workers but triggered a public outcry. The Daimaru Umeda department store in Osaka said Thursday that it had hoped to encourage ...

Editorials Nov 7, 2019

Defining what constitutes power harassment

The parties involved should think again whether specifying examples that do not constitute acts of harassment will result in narrowly defining power harassment — and whether that will serve the intended purpose of the legislation.