JILPT Research Eye

A series of labor-related information (evidence) that contributes to the formation of labor policies.

September 7, 2017 updated

Findings from Surveys on the Amended Labor Contract Act

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Yuko WATANABE

Researcher, Research and Statistical Information Analysis Department

As part of JILPT research, I have conducted two company questionnaire surveys concerning with the August 2012 Amendment to the Labor Contract Act. These produced some unexpected results. How are companies planning to cope with the conversion rule to open-ended contract? Why so many companies were positive about the conversion rule to open-ended contract in the 2013 survey? This article will introduce the core of the research.

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