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Newsletter April, 2021

Global Development of International Labour Standards, a new IOE publication

April, 2021
  • The International Organisation of Employers (IOE) has contributed a publication for an international comparative guide.
  • The chapter provides an overview of the development of International Labour Standards (ILS), including the processes of standard-setting, ratification, and supervisory procedures at the International Labour Organisation (ILO).
Newsletter March, 2021

Japan, new law to deal with harassment and abuse of power at work

March, 2021
  • The Comprehensive Labor Policy Promotion Act (CLPPA) (No. 24 of 2019 (Reiwa)) aims at eliminating sexual harassment, harassment against women and workplace bullying (known as “power harassment” in Japan)
  • This Act requires companies to put in place a policy to prevent harassment in the workplace, including taking measures to avoid recurrences
  • Failing to comply with this Law entails reputational risks, as companies’ names may be disclosed