Disabled Workers in Japan

Today’s newspaper features an article on how the shrinking workforce benefits the disabled.   Under the Disabled People’s Employment Promotion Law, firms in Japan are required to have disabled workers account for at least 1.8 percent of their workforce.  Sadly, most Japanese companies would rather pay the token fines than hire those with special needs.  This trend may be changing. 

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One thought on “Disabled Workers in Japan

  1. Now if those fines went to a disabled agency to assist them, say a small business agency or something like that… otherwise the funds just go into the general treasury and get used in who knows what…

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