Companies tepid on new foreign worker system in Japan

06 Jul 2019 19:29 | JHRS (Administrator)

Japan has so far made little progress in accepting more foreign workers. As of the end of June, there had been 320 applications for the new "specified skilled worker" residence status established under the revised Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Law, which took effect on April 1. Of that number, only 20 applicants had been granted the status.


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