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Name: Ordinance of the Ministry of Labour amending Regulations on Labour Standards for Women No. 3 of 1986, made under the Labour Standards Law [Law No. 49 of 1947]. No. 8.
Country: Japan
Subject(s): Equality of opportunity and treatment; Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1994-03-11
Entry into force:
Published on: Kampoo, 1994-03-11, No. 1357, p. 8
ISN: JPN-1994-R-38233
Bibliography: Kampoo, 1994-03-11, No. 1357, p. 8
Abstract/Citation: Raises the maximum number of weekly hours of overtime for women, for work which is not considered heavy, from six to nine hours. However, the yearly limit remains 150 hours. Does not apply to managers or employees in such professions as law, medicine, journalism, engineering, etc.).
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