Japan to require firms to clearly ban power harassment

National Nov 21, 2019

Japan to require firms to clearly ban power harassment

A subcommittee of a labor ministry panel on Wednesday gave its approval to draft guidelines on preventing power harassment in workplaces, requiring companies to clearly ban such practices. The draft, approved by the Labor Policy Council subcommittee, lists detailed examples of problematic actions, such as ...

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.

Hokkaido University president accused of power harassment

National Jul 10, 2019

Hokkaido University president accused of power harassment

Hokkaido University President Toyoharu Nawa has been accused of engaging in power harassment toward university staff, it was learned Tuesday. The university in Sapporo is conducting an internal investigation, although the 65-year-old president claims innocence. The university set up an investigative panel after receiving a report ...