Category: Employment

Disability Employment Japan Mental Health

People with Work-Related Mental Illness Hit Record in Japan

The number of people with depression and other psychological disorders recognized as work-related in Japan in fiscal 2019 rose 44 from the previous year to 509, hitting a new high, the welfare ministry said Friday 26 June.

Disability Employment Japan Padded Jobs

Despite rise in employment rate, thirty percent of Japanese private companies employ no people with disabilities

There are more than 460,000 persons with disabilities working in private companies across the Japan where employment of persons with disabilities is required, and this is the highest ever, while approximately 30% of companies do not employ any persons with disabilities, a survey by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has shown.

Disability Employment Japan

Japanese Disability Rights Group criticizes Labor Ministry as Disabled Employment Rate regularly falls below legal standard

“Last year there were a series of incidents found where the employment rate in Japan fell below the 2.5% required by law, despite each ministry promoting the employment of people with disabilities. Disabled People International argues that there is a lack of awareness about employment of people with disabilities.”

Disability Employment Independent Living Japan

“I want to enjoy my job without losing obstacles.” Thinking about disabilities within a community in Japan

““I want to enjoy my job without losing obstacles.” A seminar to think about how people with disabilities in a community with such thoughts can work by making use of their abilities will be held on December 6th 2019 in the complex facility “Nigiwai no Sato no Ichi Camino” in Nonoichi City, Ishikawa Prefecture. Young people who are active in the welfare field in European countries and think about how participants and people with disabilities work are invited. Participation is free.”