Category: Japan

Disability Japan

Employment of Disabled People in Japan at 14 Year Record High

“According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare  persons with disabilities working at private companies with 50 or more employees reached 497,795 (4.5% increase from the previous year) as of June 1 of this year (2017), the highest level for 14 consecutive years . On the other hand, about 30% of the subjects surveyed did not employ one person.”

Crime Disability Japan

Suspended sentences for Utsunomiya care home workers found guilty of assaulting disabled resident

“Utsunomiya District Court – In a trial against former employees of a facility accused of injuries and other charges, including assaulting a man with intellectual disability at facility for the disabled in Utsunomiya City it was said, “The crime was done unilaterally to the victim of the nonresistance,” and those convicted were given a suspended sentence.”

Crime Disability Japan

Utsunomiya Care Home: Two former employees to be sentenced for assaulting resident

“In a trial against two former employees of a facility charged injuring a resident, the prosecution said, “In a trial against a man who was charged with injuries and the like, It is a one-sided crime against a nonresistant person with disabilities. He was sentenced to two years and six months imprisonment and two years imprisonment.”