“Of the 38 prefectures in Japan in which prefectural government departments and boards of education inappropriately reported jobs information, 26 prefectures are planning to recruit at least about 1,200 people by the end of 2020 due to the lack of recruiting persons with disabilities.”
“A draft of the bill to revise the Employment Promotion Act for Persons with Disabilities submitted to the ordinary Diet session next year by the government will be announced on Thursday 3rd 2019 January, to deal with the problem in increasing the employment of persons with disabilities such as central ministries.”
“Through the exams, comprising first-round paper tests set for February and subsequent interviews by separate government bodies, a total of 676 people will be hired. The final passers will be posted on March 22.The authority said people can take the exams if two or more years have passed since their junior high school graduation and they have certificates for their disabilities. Applications will be accepted until Dec. 14.”
“The ‘ENEOS’ service station, recently started a campaign called ‘ENERGY for ALL’, a campaign that includes a song by The Japanese pop idol band ‘DREAMS COME TRUE’.
The advertising posters for ENEOS found in train stations feature disabled people, and specifically wheelchair users:”