1st JILPT Tokyo Comparative Labour Policy Seminar 2017

The first international JILPT Labour Policy Seminar was orgaqnised in Tokyo on 27-29 March 2017. The theme was: “Identifying Major Labour Policy Issues in Contemporary World of Labour -Commonalities and Differences Crossing Regions and Nations”. The following topics were discussed:1) The changing features of industrial sectors, business organizations and business activities; 2) The changing features of work relations, work organizations and working styles; 3) Their background factors; such as progressing globalization, new waves of IT, AI, IoT and the demographic changes; 4) Major issues of labour policies arising therefrom; such as tackling with enlarging social inequality, redefining the demarcation of labour law, reforming the labour market, reconstructing the worker representation system and controlling migrant workers, etc.