Important Events (handouts/submitted papers)

Seminar

March 27-29, 2017 NEW

JILPT Tokyo Comparative Labor Policy Seminar ―Combined with ISLSSL Special Asian Executive Meeting

February 29-March 1, 2016

JILPT Comparative Labor Law Seminar 2016 / “Reconsidering the notion of “employer” in the era of Fissured Workplace: Should labor law responsibilities exceed the boundary of the legal entity?

February 23-24, 2015

JILPT International Seminar 2015: Performance of Prevention and Resolution Mechanisms and Processes for Individual Labour Disputes

March 3–4, 2014

JILPT Comparative Labor Law Seminar 2014: Protection of Employees' Personal Information and Privacy

November 22, 2013

JILPT International Seminar 2013: The Labour Market Impacts of Natural and Environmental Disasters

February 27–28, 2013

JILPT International Seminar 2013: Workplace Bullying and Harassment

February 28–29, 2012

JILPT Comparative Labor Law Seminar 2012: System of Employee Representation at the Enterprise

February 24–25, 2011

JILPT International Seminar 2011: Non-regular Employment —Issues and Challenges Common to the Major Developed Countries—

February 8–9, 2010

JILPT Comparative Labor Law Seminar 2010: Labor Policy on Fixed-term Employment Contracts

January 21–23, 2009

JILPT International Seminar 2009: Working Time —In Search of New Research Territories Beyond Flexibility Debates—

February 19, 2008

Comparative Labor Law Seminar 2008: "New Developments in Employment Discrimination Law"

February 10, 2008

"Development of Training Program for Improvement of Vocational Counseling in Public Employment Agency in Japan" (PDF:556KB) reported by Jun Kayano, Vice Senior Researcher, JILPT

November 1, 2006

White Paper on the Labour Economy 2006: Diversification of Employment and Working Life

February 21, 2006

JILPT Comparative Labor Law Seminar 2006: Decentralizing Industrial Relations and the Role of Labor Unions and Employee Representatives

November 24, 2005

White Paper on the Labour Economy 2005: Major Challenges Facing a Society with a Declining Population

November 19, 2004

White Paper on the Labour Economy 2004: "Issues to be Addressed to Help Realize Greater Quality of Life through Improved Employment Situations"
Handouts:"White Paper on the Labour Economy 2004 Summary"A new window opens

March 9–10, 2004

Comparative Labor Law Seminar2004: The Mechanism for Establishing and Changing Terms and Conditions of Employment / The Scope of Labor Law and Notion of Employees

December 18, 2003

White Paper on the Labour Economy 2003: Economic and Social Change and Diversification of Working Styles
Handouts:"White Paper on the Labour Economy 2003 Summary"A new window opens

October 22, 2003

International Seminar: Labor Market Policies in an Aging Era, "Labor Market Policies in the Era of Population Aging: Japan's Case" (PDF:279KB) reported by Katsuhiko Iwata, JILPT

Workshop

November 26–27, 2009

The Automotive Sector: How can Social Dialogue Assist a Sector in Crisis (A Global Response?) in Dublin (organized by European Foundation)
"Impact of Crisis on Industrial Relations in the Automotive Sector in Japan"
reported by Sumio Sakai, Director of International Affairs Department, JILPT

March 16, 2007

JILPT International Workshop 2007: Management and Actual Conditions on Foreign Workers

February 26–27, 2007

JILPT International Workshop 2007: Transition Support Policy for Young People with Low Educational Background

February 17, 2006

JILPT International Workshop 2006: International Migration and Labour Market in Asia

February 9–10, 2005

Workshop on Local Employment Development

February 5–6, 2004

JILPT International Workshop 2004: International Migration and Labour Market in Asia

Past Events (2000~2008)

Conference

November 27–28, 2008

"Industrial relations in the EU and other global and emerging economies"
Wage developments, minimum wages and wage flexibility, Paris (organized by European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions)
"Individualization of Wage, Individualization of Employment Relations" (PDF:36KB)A new window opens reported by Keiichiro Hamaguchi, Research Director, JILPT

November 28–29, 2006

"Industrial relations in the EU, the USA, Japan and other global economies 2006" in Berlin (organized by European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions)

November 28–29, 2005

"Industrial Relations in EU, Japan and USA 2005" in London (organized by European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions)
" Review of recent industrial relations developments in Japan and USA" (PDF:155KB) (report submitted to the conference)

October 18–19, 2004

"Industrial Relations in EU, Japan and USA 2004" in Dublin (organized by European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions)
"Review of recent industrial relati ons developments in Japan, 2004-05 2004" (PDF:112KB) (report submitted to the conference)

October 18–19, 2003

"Industrial Relations in EU, USA and Japan 2003" (organized by European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions)
"2003 Annual Review for Japan"

April 25, 2003

Globalizing Japan's Social Security —Internationalization of Pension— (PDF:184KB)

July 31, 2002

Survey Concerning Corporate Restructuring and Employment
Outline of Survey Results (PDF:184KB)
Ⅰ. Outline of the Results of the Survey Concerning Corporate Restructuring and Employment (Company Survey) (PDF:100KB)
Ⅱ. Summary of Survey Results Concerning Reemployment Status (Individual Survey) (PDF:96KB)

Symposium

June 23–25, 2004

IIRA 5th Asian Regional Congress 2004: Diversification of Employment Patterns: The Current Situation and Issues ―Focused on Part-Time Workers in Japan― (PDF:120KB) reported by Atsushi Sato, Senior Researcher, JILPT
"Job Turnover and Wage Change: An Empirical Analysis" (PDF:131KB) reported by Kazufumi Yugami, Researcher, JILPT
(organized by Korea Labor Institute, Seoul)

March 26, 2004

"Globalization and Revitalization of Industrial and Regional Employment: Comparison of Germany and Japan"

Forum

June 26, 2004

Global Labor Forum: "Globalization, Technological Change and Decent Work" (organized by Korea Labor Institute, Seoul)
"Diversification of Work Arrangements and Decent Work: The Japanese Experience" (PDF:135KB) (paper submitted to the conference)

Others

November 29–30, 2007

"Industrial relations in the EU, the USA, Japan and other global economies - Working time and industrial relations 2007" in Geneva (organized by European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions)
"2007 Annual Review for Japan" (PDF:144KB) A new window opens reported by Nobuaki Fujii, Research Director, JILPT

December 2-3, 2004

JILPT/ILO Networking of National Institutes for Labour Studies 2004: Meeting on Joint Investigative Studies for "Determining the Impact of Information and Communications Technology on Decent Work in the Asia and Pacific Region"

June 18, 2002

The Current Situation on Public Pension System in Japan Overview (PDF:24KB)

  1. Main Points: Reform of the Pension System (PDF:216KB)
  2. The Financial Effect of New Population Estimates on the Employees' Pension and National Pension (PDF:36KB)
  3. Classification of Insureds (medical insurance) Insureds (PDF:16KB)
  4. Outline of the Commission Report Regarding Pensions Corresponding to Changes in Women’s Lifestyles, etc. (PDF:24KB)

March 14, 2002

New System for Handling Individual Labor Disputes, and Dispute Cases

  1. Scheme of the System for Resolution of Individual Labor Disputes (PDF:12KB)
  2. "Law on Promoting the Resoluti on of Individual Labor Disputes" Shinichi Takasaki (PDF:12KB)
  3. Regarding the Implementation of Counsel and Guidance by the Chief of the Prefectural Labor Bureau (PDF:92KB)
  4. The Status of Consultations at the General Labor Consultation Section (October—December 2001) (PDF:16KB)

December 4, 2002

Corporate Pension Plans: The Present and the Future

May 29, 2000

"The Present Situation and Future Problems of Japanese Practices in Industrial Relations and Employment"
Speeches in the Pre-Congress of the IIRA 12th World Congress (29 May, 2000), by top representatives from labor, management and the Ministry of Labour. Keynote Speech, IIRA 12th World Congress Pre-Congress Symposium (Mr. Shohei Ito, Vice-Minister of Labour, Ministry of Labour)

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