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Name: Law Amending a Part of the Equal Employment Opportunity Law and the Labour Standards Law (Law No.82 of 2006).
Country: Japan
Subject(s): Equality of opportunity and treatment
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2006-06-21
Entry into force:
Published on: Kampo Gogai, 2006-06-21, No. 143, pp. 24-26
ISN: JPN-2006-L-73976
Bibliography: Kampo Gogai, 2006-06-21, No. 143, pp. 24-26
Abstract/Citation: Amends a part of Law No.113 of 1972 on Equal Opportunity in Employment for Men and Women Workers, thereby giving a stronger protection against discrimination on the ground of sex and also modifies a few provisions of Law No.49 on Labour Standards, 1947.
Inter alia, prohibits indirect discrimination as well as disadvantageous treatment on the grounds of pregnancy, childbirth, etc. Provides for mesures against sexual harassment and makes provision as regards underground work by women.
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