Disability Employment Japan Padded Jobs

80 Percent of Japan’s State Bodies Lack Disabled Employees

“Japan's welfare ministry said Tuesday that the number of disabled employees stood below the standard required by law at 35 of the 43 state institutes as of June 1 this year.”

From JIJI Press

December 25th 2018

Tokyo, Dec. 25 (Jiji Press)–Japan’s welfare ministry said Tuesday that the number of disabled employees stood below the standard required by law at 35 of the 43 state institutes as of June 1 this year. 

The actual hiring rate of disabled people stood at 1.22 pct, against the statutory figure of 2.5 pct.

Of the total, 28 of 34 central government ministries and agencies failed to reach the statutory hiring rate.

State institutes had a total shortage of nearly 4,300 disabled employees. The National Tax Agency alone fell more than 1,000 such workers short of the required level.

Among municipalities, the number of disabled workers was insufficient in 40 pct of all prefectures and 30 pct of cities, towns and villages.

Advertisements

0 comments on “80 Percent of Japan’s State Bodies Lack Disabled Employees

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: