Working Hours Reform: Changing the Way People Work

Author(s)/Editor(s) Written and edited by TSURU Kotaro, HIGUCHI Yoshio, MIZUMACHI Yuichiro
Publisher Nippon Hyoronsha Co.
ISBN 978-4-535-55632-4
Publication Date March 2010

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Working hours reform in Japan
Chapter 2 Working hours policy from an economics standpoint
Chapter 3 How long do Japanese work?
Chapter 4 The over-employment of regular employees and their work-family conflict
Chapter 5 Working hours, management, and workers
Chapter 6 White-collar exemption and its impact on working conditions
Chapter 7 Is work sharing effective?
Chapter 8 Legal issues of working hours and the direction of reforms
Chapter 9 Legislative issues of the working hours system for white-collar workers
Chapter 10 Institutional reform of working hours from a workplace standpoint

* This publication is in Japanese. An English translation is not available.