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Workplace gender gap hinders women workers from continuing careers

Women workers in Japan are often assigned to non-management positions or to dead-end jobs. This phenomenon is part of the "glass ceiling" which prevents women from moving up into executive positions.

PM Abe unable to attack JCP proposal for sustainable pension system: Shii

JCP Chair Shii Kazuo in a one-on-one debate with PM Abe in the Diet demanded the abolition of the “macroeconomic slide” mechanism by presenting a JCP proposal on financial resources needed to make the public pension system sustainable and reliable.

Minimum hourly wage of 1,500 yen should become major focal point in Upper House election: Zenroren

The National Confederation of Trade Unions published the findings of a survey on the cost of living and said that the issue of a minimum wage hike to 1,500 yen should be a major focal point in the upcoming Upper House election.


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