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Name: Guidelines concerning measures to be taken by employers in order that pregnant and postpartum women may follow guidance based on health guidance or medical examinations (Ministry of Labour Notice No. 105 of 1997).
Country: Japan
Subject(s): Workers with family responsibilities
Type of legislation: Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)
Adopted on: 1997-09-25
Entry into force:
ISN: JPN-1997-M-69643
Bibliography: English translation English translation Laws and Guidelines, The Japan Institute of Workers' Evolution, Japan (consulted on 2005-02-06)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for implementation of measures employers are to take under article 27, paragraph 2 of the Law on the improvement of the welfare of women workers. Measures include limitation of commuting during pregnancy, breaks during pregnancy, as well as other measures to handle pregnancy or postpartum condition.
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