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70% of firms pinched by labor shortages, Finance Ministry survey says

Feb 1, 2018

70% of firms pinched by labor shortages, Finance Ministry survey says

As Japan's economy picks up speed, 70 percent of its companies are facing labor shortages, a recent Finance Ministry survey suggests. According to the survey results released Wednesday, 71 percent of responding companies said they feel manpower shortages and 67 percent said they experienced shortages ...

Dec 26, 2017

Japan's regional banks cooperate in employee-relocation exchange

Regional banks are helping each other with interbank employee relocation, hiring workers who have had to resign their positions and move due to family reasons. Through a support program launched in April 2015, about 120 workers have been re-employed by participating banks in areas where ...