Category: Employment

Disability Employment Japan Sagamihara

Almost two years after the Sagamihara stabbings, Kanagawa attempts to employ more disabled people

“The Kanagawa prefectural government announced on June 1st that it will extend the target for intellectual and mentally handicapped persons from the current fiscal year on staff recruitment exams that have been implemented for people with disabilities. The prefecture will take the initiative and take action to accept disabled people in response to the incident that occurred at welfare facility for intellectually disabled people in the Sagamihara city based “Tsukui Yamayuri-en” in 2016 that resulted in the deaths of at least 19 of its disabled residents.”