Author: Michael Gillan Peckitt

UK & CP born, living in Japan, blogging about disability
Disability Discrimination Employment Japan

Niigata Prefecture board of Education investigates the possibility that an employee, a disabled woman died due to over-work.

“A 42-year-old woman who worked for the prefectural board of education (then aged 42) who was suffering from the intractable disease “osteogenesis imperfecta” and died in January after having worked for a long time, and her cause death was investigated.”

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Crime Disability Japan Welfare

Fukuoka facility for disabled people shut down after incidents of suspected abuse

“A director of a ‘work transfer transition support office ‘that conducts vocational training for persons with disabilities in Kurume city in Fukuoka Prefecture after it was found he acted indecently against female clients of the facility at the end of last year, committing actions from breach of the Comprehensive Support Law for Persons with Disabilities.”