Labor and Employment

General Consultations on Personnel and Labor Matters

Seminar lecturer, "Law Seminar (labor law) - Responses to Work Style Reform Act"
Changsok Song
Sponsored by Korean Business Association in Japan [2019]
"Mehr Rechte, weniger Überstunden (Increased Legal Protection, Decreased Overtime)" (in German)
Mikio Tanaka
JAPANMARKT / German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan [Spring 2019]
"Present Situation and Issues of the Replacement Payment of Unpaid Wages System" (in Japanese)
Kiyoshi Asada
Journal of Management Lawyers Council Vol. 199 / Management Lawyers Council [2018]
Seminar lecturer, "Labor Law Seminar"
Changsok Song
Sponsored by Korean Business Association in Japan [2013, 2014, 2017 and 2018]
"Recent Labor Law Cases, Kyoto District Court, Decision of March 30, 2017 (Welfare Business Operator A-en Case)" (in Japanese)
Changsok Song
The Tokyo Bar Association Journal Vol. 18 No. 4 / The Tokyo Bar Association [2018]
"Wettbewerbsverbot in Japan (Non-Compete in Japan)" (in German) (PDF)
Mikio Tanaka
JAPANMARKT / German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan [Autumn 2018]
"Die Fürsorgepflicht des Arbeitgebers (Employer’s obligation to secure safety of its employees)" (in German) (PDF)
Mikio Tanaka
JAPANMARKT / German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan [Spring 2018]
"Japanische Kündigungsschutzregelungen „in a nutshell“ ("Termination under Japanese Labor Law in a Nutshell")" (in German) (PDF)
Mikio Tanaka
JAPANMARKT / German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan [May/June 2017]
"Points for Labor Law Due Diligence in M&A" (in Japanese)
Changsok Song (co-author)
Tokyo Bar Association, Labor Law Special Committee (ed) / Shojihomu Co., Ltd. [2017]
"New Labor Case Practice Manual [4th Edition]" (in Japanese)
Changsok Song (co-author)
Tokyo Bar Association, Labor Law Special Committee (ed) / Gyosei Corporation [2017]
"The Amendment to the Employment Insurance Act and other related laws relating to expansion of application scope of childcare leave and caregiver leave and prevention of harassment for maternity, child birth, childcare and caregiver leave will come into force on January 1, 2017"
Yasuyuki Kuribayashi (co-author)
CY Japan Legal Update [2016]
"Das „My Number“ Gesetz - Teil 2 (The „My Number“ Law - Part 2)" (in German) (PDF)
Mikio Tanaka
JAPANMARKT / German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan [October 2015]
"Das „My Number“ Gesetz - Teil 1 (The „My Number“ Law - Part 1)" (in German) (PDF)
Mikio Tanaka
JAPANMARKT / German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan [September 2015]
Seminar lecturer, "Labor Law - Basic Course for New Lawyers"
Changsok Song
Sponsored by Small Business Support Center [September 2015]
"Recent Labor Court Precedents, Supreme Court judgment February 26, 2015 (L building case)" (in Japanese)
Changsok Song
The Tokyo Bar Association Journal Vol. 15 No. 7 / The Tokyo Bar Association [2015]
"Thinking from the Viewpoints of Both Employer and Employee - Practice for Resolving Labor Cases – Learning from 27 Cases" (in Japanese)
Changsok Song (co-author)
Nihon Horei [2015]
"Solatium in Labor Cases" (in Japanese)
Yuichi Tamura (co-author)
Tokyo Bar Association, Special Committee of Labor Legislation / Keiei Shoin [2015]
"Mangelnder Mutterschutz: „Maternity Harassment“ (Poor Maternal Protection - Maternity Harassment)" (in German) (PDF)
Mikio Tanaka
JAPANMARKT / German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan [January 2015]
"„Abenomics“ und die Arbeitsrechtsreform (Abenomics and Labor Law Reform)" (in German) (PDF)
Mikio Tanaka
JAPANMARKT / German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan [October 2014]
"Understanding International Labor and Employment Policy: A Primer for Multinational Employers Operating in a Global Economy" (in Japanese)
Noriko Higashizawa
DEFENSE COUNSEL JOURNAL, Volume 81 / International Association of Defense Counsel [July 2014]
"Recent Labor Court Precedents, Supreme Court judgment January 24, 2014 (Hankyu Travel Support (dispatched tour guide/No. 2) case)" (in Japanese)
Changsok Song
The Tokyo Bar Association Journal Vol. 14 No. 7 / The Tokyo Bar Association [2014]
"Wenn Direktoren gehen müssen (When the Director has to Leave)" (in German) (PDF)
Mikio Tanaka
JAPANMARKT / German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan [April 2014]
"Visual Guide for Structure and Mechanism of Labor Laws" (in Japanese)
Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2014]
"Kündigung wegen „Schlechtleistung“ (Termination Due to Poor Performance)" (in German) (PDF)
Mikio Tanaka
JAPANMARKT / German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan [March 2014]
"New Operational Guideline for Labor Cases (the 3rd Edition)" (in Japanese)
Yuichi Tamura (co-author)
Tokyo Bar Association, Special Committee of Labor Legislation / Gyosei Corporation [2014]
"New Labor Case Practice Manual 3rd Edition" (in Japanese)
Changsok Song (co-author)
Gyosei Corporation [2014]
"Recent Labor Court Precedents, Tokyo High Court judgment March 26, 2012 (Verisign Japan K.K. case, high court judgment)" (in Japanese)
Changsok Song
The Tokyo Bar Association Journal Vol. 13 No. 12 / The Tokyo Bar Association [2013]
"Introduction to Labor Cases (dismissal, overtime payment, collective bargaining and industrial accident)" (in Japanese)
Yuichi Tamura (co-author)
Tokyo Bar Association, Special Committee of Labor Legislation / Horitsu Joho Shuppan [2013]
"Introduction to Labor Cases (dismissal, overtime payment, collective bargaining and industrial accident)" (in German) (PDF)
Mikio Tanaka
JAPANMARKT / German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan [February 2013]
"Beyond Boundaries: International Employee Equity Plans"
Akira Nagasaki
"The Labour and Employee Benefits multi-jurisdictional guide" / Practical Law Company [2011]
"The Labour and Employee Benefits multi-jurisdictional guide 2011/12 Volume 2: Employee Share Plans (Japan Chapter)"
Akira Nagasaki
"The Labour and Employee Benefits multi-jurisdictional guide 2011/12 Volume 2: Employee Share Plans" / Practical Law Company [2011]
"Größerer Arbeitnehmerschutz? (Is Employee Protection Increased?)" (in German) (PDF)
Mikio Tanaka
JAPANMARKT / German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan [September 2012]
"Viel Geld für überstunden" (Overtime money not to be underestimated) (in German) (PDF)
Mikio Tanaka
German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan [March 2011]
"Private E-Mails und Angestelltenüberwachung durch den Arbeitgeber" (Monitoring of E-mails of employees by the employer) (in German) (PDF)
Mikio Tanaka
German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan [October 2010]
"Beyond Boundaries: International Employee Equity Plans"
Yasuyuki Kuribayashi / Mika Okada (co-author)
Kluwer International [2003]

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Collective Bargaining

"Understanding International Labor and Employment Policy: A Primer for Multinational Employers Operating in a Global Economy" (in Japanese)
Noriko Higashizawa
DEFENSE COUNSEL JOURNAL, Volume 81 / International Association of Defense Counsel [July 2014]
"Visual Guide for Structure and Mechanism of Labor Laws" (in Japanese)
Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2014]

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Labor Litigation and Arbitration

"Recent Labor Court Precedents, Supreme Court judgment February 26, 2015 (L building case)" (in Japanese)
Changsok Song
The Tokyo Bar Association Journal Vol. 15 No. 7 / The Tokyo Bar Association [2015]
"Thinking from the Viewpoints of Both Employer and Employee - Practice for Resolving Labor Cases – Learning from 27 Cases" (in Japanese)
Changsok Song (co-author)
Nihon Horei [2015]
Speaker: "Neueste Entwicklungen beim HR-Management auf der Geschäftsführungsebene in Japan (The Latest Development on the Legal Framework of the HR-management of the Top Executives in Japan)"
Mikio Tanaka
Hanseatische Rechtsanwaltskammer Hamburg (Hamburg Bar Association), Hamburg, Germany [September 2015]
"Recent Labor Court Precedents, Supreme Court judgment January 24, 2014 (Hankyu Travel Support (dispatched tour guide/No. 2) case)" (in Japanese)
Changsok Song
The Tokyo Bar Association Journal Vol. 14 No. 7 / The Tokyo Bar Association [2014]
"Understanding International Labor and Employment Policy: A Primer for Multinational Employers Operating in a Global Economy" (in Japanese)
Noriko Higashizawa
DEFENSE COUNSEL JOURNAL, Volume 81 / International Association of Defense Counsel [July 2014]
"Visual Guide for Structure and Mechanism of Labor Laws" (in Japanese)
Chuokeizai-sha, Inc. [2014]
"New Labor Case Practice Manual 3rd Edition (in Japanese)
Changsok Song (co-author)
Gyosei Corporation [2014]
"Recent Labor Court Precedents, Tokyo High Court judgment March 26, 2012 (Verisign Japan K.K. case, high court judgment)" (in Japanese)
Changsok Song
The Tokyo Bar Association Journal Vol. 13 No. 12 / The Tokyo Bar Association [2013]
"Das fukakin – „Punitive Damage“ japanischer Art? (“The fukakin-surcharge system in labor disputes in Japan”)" (in German) (PDF)
Mikio Tanaka
JAPANMARKT / German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan [March 2013]

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