Theme: ~Human Resources Event Series~ Dealing with an Aging Workforce – Legal Aspects concerning Elderly Employees in Japan


Mr. Ulrich Kirchhoff & Dr. Tobias Schiebe
LL.M. ARQIS Foreign Law Office

Mr. Seiji Kurihara
TMI Associate

It is a well-known fact that Japan has one of the world’s lowest fertility rates combined with one of the highest life expectancies. Less well known are the practical and legal implications of this demographic change for employers in Japan. This seminar will not only explain the challenges involved but will also discuss the opportunities for companies when preparing for and dealing with an aging workforce.

Topics will inter alia include:
-Retirement Age and Re-Employment
-Retirement Allowance Plans
-Voluntary Retirement
-Nursing Care Leave and Sick Leave
-Health Checks

The speakers will emphasize the critical aspects every company needs to consider when facing the demographic change in Japan.

Date & Time:  September 15th, 2016 (Thu), 18:30-21:00
Venue:             AHK Japan (Conference room “Tokyo”)
Language:         English

Participation fee: 5,400 Yen (members), 8,640 Yen (non-members)

Registration deadline: September 8th, 2016 (Thu)

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