Overtime Work Measures in Japan
lMinistry of Health, Labor and Welfare takes overtime seriously and recently, the control of the labor standards inspection office is getting strict in
lEmployers are required to monitor track of employee’s working hours because the level of tiredness is commonly estimated by overtime work hours.
ØRelationship between overtime work hours and
² >100 hrs, within 1 month →Strong relationship!!
² >80 hrs, within 2-6 months →Strong relationship
² >45 hrs →Relationship exists
² <45hrs, within 6months →Weak relationship
l It is the company’s responsibility to acknowledge employees’ health situation and excessive working hours.