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  1. Japan - Older workers - Law, Act

    Law on the Prevention of Cruel Treatment on Elderly Persons and Assistance for Caretakers for Elderly Persons (Law No.124 of 2005).

    Adoption: 2005-11-09 | Date of entry into force: 2006-04-01 | JPN-2005-L-73984

    Provides for the protection of persons over the age of 65 from cruel treatment inflicted by caretakers, in particular; Provides assistance rendered to those affected as well as those who may inflict cruel treatment.

  2. Japan - Older workers - Law, Act

    Law Amending a Part of the Law Concerning Stabilization of Employment of Older Persons (Law No. 103 of 2004)

    Adoption: 2004-06-11 | JPN-2004-L-67691

    Provides for various measures for securing the stability of older persons' employment, such as the employer's obligation to furnish a document in support of an older person's application for a new job, the obligation to inform a job-seeking older person on the reasons for setting an age limit for entry into employment, requirement to raise the compulsory retirement age to 65 or above, or design continuous employment schemes to retain workers in employment until 65 in case the existing retirement age below 65 is retained. The amending law also provides for various measures related to older persons' employment, such as liberalizing regulations concerning the operation of worker dispatching undertakings etc.

  3. Japan - Older workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare amending Implementation Rules of the Employment Insurance Law (No. 8 of 2003).

    Adoption: 2003-02-03 | Date of entry into force: 2003-02-03 | JPN-2003-R-65097

    Provides for additional payments made to undertakings which offer measures to promote employment of the elderly.

  4. Japan - Older workers - Law, Act

    Law amending the Law concerning Stabilization of Employment of Older Persons [Law No. 68 of 1971]. No. 60.

    Adoption: 2000-05-12 | Date of entry into force: 2000-10-01 | JPN-2000-L-56872

    Extends the scope of this Law to middle-aged workers, and promotes the raising of the retirement age of workers and the continuation of employment of older workers.

  5. Japan - Older workers - Law, Act

    Law to amend the Law concerning Stabilization of Employment for Older Persons [Law No. 68 of 1971] No. 37.

    Adoption: 1996-05-15 | Date of entry into force: 1996-10-01 | JPN-1996-L-45366

    This Act establishes the Association of the Silver Human Resources Centers.

  6. Japan - Older workers - Law, Act

    Law to amend the Law concerning Stabilization of Employment for Older Persons [Law No. 68 of 1971]. No. 34.

    Adoption: 1994-06-17 | Date of entry into force: 1995-04-01 | JPN-1994-L-38240

    Encourages employers to plan continuous employment for older employees after the age of 60, to appoint public corporations as centres for the practical use of older workers' experience, and to prohibit employers from setting a compulsory retirement age that is lower than 60 years of age.

  7. Japan - Older workers - Law, Act

    Law respecting a health service for the elderly. No. 80.

    Adoption: 1982-08-17 | JPN-1982-L-10287

  8. Japan - Older workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Labour amending Ordinance made under the Law concerning the Stabilization of Employment of Older Persons [Law No. 68 of 1971]. No. 37.

    Adoption: 1976-09-28 | JPN-1976-R-13711

    Establishes a 6 per cent employment quota for older workers.

  9. Japan - Older workers - Law, Act

    Ordinance made under the Law concerning the Stabilization of Employment of Older Persons [Law No. 68 of 1971] . No. 252.

    Adoption: 1976-09-28 | JPN-1976-R-13713

    Replaces Ordinance No. 282 of 1971.

  10. Japan - Older workers - Law, Act

    Law amending the Law for Employment Promotion of the Disabled [Law No. 123 of 1960] and the Law concerning Stabilization of Employment of Older Persons [Law No. 68 of 1971].

    Adoption: 1976-05-28 | JPN-1976-L-13707

    Miscellaneous amendments.

  11. Japan - Older workers - Law, Act

    Law Concerning Stabilization of Employment of Older Persons [Law No. 68 of 25 May 1971]. - English translation

    Adoption: 1971-05-25 | Date of entry into force: 1971-10-01 | JPN-1971-L-27773

    Chapter 1: General Provisions Chapter 2: Promotion of Securing Stable Employment for Older Persons by Raising the Retirement Age, etc. Chapter 3: Promotion, etc. of Employment of Older Persons Chapter 4:Older Persons Employment Security Centers Chapter 5: Securing Opportunities for Work for Those Retiring upon Reaching Retirement Age, etc. Chapter 6: Silver Human Resources Centers Chapter 7: Assistance by the State, etc. Chapter 8: Miscellaneous Provisions Chapter 9: Penal Provisions

  12. Japan - Older workers - Law, Act

    Law on Social Welfare for the Elderly (Law No. 133 of July 11, 1963). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1963-07-11 | JPN-1963-L-95147

    The purpose of this Act is to clarify the principles governing welfare for the elderly, to implement measures for elderly persons as may be necessary for the maintenance of their physical and mental health and for the stabilization of their livelihoods, and thereby to promote the welfare of the elderly (Article 1).


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