Category: Employment

Disability Employment Japan Mental Health

Japanese Gov’t White Paper shows high instances of mental illness reported by women, people working in construction and the media

“A Japanese government’s white paper pointed to a need to improve work environments to reduce stress on workers.”

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Japan’s Local Govts Increasing Disabled Job Applicants to include those with mental or intellectual disabilities

“An increasing number of prefectural governments and ordinance-designated major cities in Japan are expanding the scope of disabled people qualified to take exams for regular jobs at the public-sector offices to include those with mental or intellectual disabilities. Previously, the job exams had been available to people with physical disabilities.”