JHRS Advisory: Japan Labor Review, Spring 2014 by JILPT

  • 03 Apr 2014 17:34
    Message # 1530469
    JHRS (Administrator)

    As a special service to JHRS members like you, we are pleased to inform you of the following latest information on publications, research reports, and statistics from The Japan Institute for Labor Productivity and Training or JILPT (an agency of the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare or MHLW). We hope that you find this useful in your business and HR profession.

    Japan Labor Review, Volume 11, Number 2, Spring 2014
    The Japan Labor Review is a quarterly journal of research in the field of labor studies. For the purpose of providing valuable information on Japanese labor issues to the broad range of overseas readers, articles are selected, edited and published by an editorial board of the JILPT.

     Main theme of this issue:
     "Transition from School to Working Life for Japanese University Students"

    Higher Education and Work in Japan: Characteristics and Challenges
    Trends in Corporate Hiring of Recent Graduates: Focus on Developments
            since the Global Financial Crisis
    Japan's Challenge of Fostering "Global Human Resources":
            Policy Debates and Practices
    Reform of University Education for Non-Elite University Students
    Article Based on Research Report
    Employment and Labor Policy Response to the Great East Japan Earthquake:
            Focus on the First Year after the Disaster
    Dismissals in Japan
            Part One: How Strict Is Japanese Law on Employers?
    JILPT Research Activities

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    Databook of International Labour Statistics 2014
    JILPT Databook of International Labour Statistics 2014 is the 18th edition of a comprehensive statistical annual from a variety of sources in different countries. The databook 2014 contains 142 tables corresponding to nine major substantive chapters.

        1) Economy and Business
        2) Population and Labour Force
        3) Employment Structure
        4) Unemployment, Unemployment Insurance and Employment Adjustment
        5) Wages and Labour Costs
        6) H
    ours of Work and Working-time Arrangements
        7) Trade Union, Industrial Relations and Occupational Accidents
        8) Education and Human Resources Development
        9) Worklife and Welfare    

      For more information, please visit our website at

    Labor Situation in Japan and Analysis: General Overview  2013/2014
    This publication is a compilation of write-ups describing individual themes related to the current status of labor issues in Japan. In principle, it is issued every year alternately as "General Overview" and "Detailed Exposition" editions. The former is aimed at providing basic information on the whole picture of labor issues and relevant labor policies in Japan, while the latter takes up contemporary topics and provides detailed exposition and analyses of their current trends.

        Chapter 1  Japanese Economy and Labor Situation
        Chapter 2  Labor Market
        Chapter 3  Human Resource Management
        Chapter 4  Labor-Management Relations
        Chapter 5  Labor Administration and Legislation
        Chapter 6  Social Security System

      Please visit our website at http://www.jhrs.org/jilpt

    Main Labor Economic Indicators, March 2014

    Recent Statistical Survey Reports, February 2014

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