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Name: Law amending the Law on the Proper Application of Temporary Work Agencies and Improved Working Conditions for Temporary Workers [Law No. 88 of 1985] No. 84.
Country: Japan
Subject(s): Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1999-07-07
Entry into force:
Published on: Kampo Gogai, 1999-07-07, Vol. 1/2, No. 128, pp. 18-21
ISN: JPN-1999-L-54634
Bibliography: Kampo Gogai, 1999-07-07, Vol. 1/2, No. 128, pp. 18-21
Abstract/Citation: Liberalizes requirements regarding the use of contract labour dispatched by temporary work agencies, with the exception of dock work,construction, security guard services, and other work deemed unsuitable for temporary workers by Cabinet Order. An employer of a temporary employment agency shall administrate personal information about dispatched workers appropriately. A client shall not engage a temporary worker for the same work for more then one year. The Minister of Labour may recommend that a client hire a temporary worker if the worker continues to work in contravention of the Act and he or she wishes to be hired by the client.
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