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Asia in focus

June 13, 2011



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Mark Weeks
Managing Partner, Tokyo
+81 3 3224 2925
[email protected]

Yumiko Ohta
Managing Associate, Tokyo
+81 3 3224 2829
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Employment Litigation in Japan


Employment litigation in Japan has expanded greatly over the past five years, mainly due to the economic recession and the introduction of labor tribunals in April 2006 as part of the Japanese government's judicial reform program.  In this article, Tokyo-based lawyers Yumiko Ohta and Mark Weeks discuss the impact. 

This article first appeared in ASIAN-MENA Counsel, the publication for the In-House Community along the New Silk Road. 

For the full article, please click here.