Japan to urge firms to employ workers until age 70 from next year

08 Jan 2020 19:29 | JHRS (Administrator)

The labor ministry plans to urge companies from April 2021 to ensure jobs are available for workers until the age of 70, it was learned Wednesday. The plans were included in the summary of a bill to revise the law on stabilizing employment for the elderly that was submitted by the ministry to a Labor Policy Council subcommittee the same day. The ministry aims to submit the bill to an ordinary session of the Diet slated to be convened on Jan. 20.

Source: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/

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