Labor Disputes and Proceedings

Companies are sometimes forced to face disputes with their employees, ex-employees or labor unions in the course of personnel and labor management.

We provide effective advice on such labor disputes, represent clients in courts for labor litigation as well as labor tribunals and in the Labor Relations Commission for labor proceedings including mediation and relief for unfair labor practices, and negotiate with labor unions for collective bargaining agreements on behalf of employers.

When consulting on general labor matters, we also provide practical advice to help clients understand the points to consider in cases where such matters become disputes.

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[Court Case] The Supreme Court Decision on the Basic Wage and Bonus of Employees Re-hired Following Retirement upon Reaching the Retirement Age
[Court Case] Duty of Care to Maintain an Appropriate Working Environment with Respect to a Transgender Employee
Failure Studies on Industrial Health across Multiple Occupations (Yokogawa Electric case)
[Serial Article/Legal Affairs for Companies Expanding Overseas] [No.8]Duties of Companies to their Employees in Overseas Countries During a Crisis Therein and the Response to Such Crisis - From the Perspectives of Governing Law and Duty of Care for Safety
[Court Case] A case in which an Employee who Refused to be Transferred was Allowed to Claim for Restitution of the Six-Month Wage Difference (120,000 Yen) Between Job Groups Based on the Provisions of the Rules of Employment
[Court Case] A case in which the Validity of a Fixed Amount of Overtime Pay was Denied Based on the Process of Introducing a New Salary Structure
New Trends in ESG and M&A /[Part 6]Trends in Diversity that are Crucial for Management Strategy -- Key Issues on Labor Environment, D&I and LGBTQ
Employers' Obligation for Overwork Suicide
Anti-Monopoly Law Issues that HR Persons Should Note - Prompted by the Study of U.S. and Japanese Competition Authorities' Development
Lawyers Guide - Labor/Tax edition A Supplementary Volume to Business Law Journal No.113 (August 2017)



Learn the Latest Trends! Duty of Care for Safety and Workplace Environments - Commentaries on Court Cases from the Perspectives of Mental Health, Harassment Investigation and LGBTQ+
【Online Seminar】Series of Seminars on Latest Court Decisions (23): Commentaries on the Latest Court Decisions concerning Non-regular Employment -Points to Note upon the Acceptance/Renewal of Contract of Fixed-term Employment or Worker Dispatching Services
Handling of Health Information in the Workplace -- Bridging the Gap between Law and Occupational Health Practice Symposium No. 4, the Third Academic Congress, The Japan Association of Occupational Health Law
[Video Streaming] Obligations and Responsibilities toward Employees, etc. that should be Noted at an Internal Investigation in View of Judicial Precedents Related to Labor Law
【Online Seminar: Video Streaming】 Series of Seminars on Latest Court Decisions (19): A Commentary on the Latest Court Decisions on the Whistleblowing System
【Online Seminar】 Series of Seminars on Latest Court Decisions (19): A Commentary on the Latest Court Decisions on the Whistleblowing System
Examination of "Current" Issues of Personnel Relocation and Secondment -- Based on the Trends Concerning Job-based Employment, Mental Health, Harassment and Remote Work
Handling of Genetic Information in the Workplace and Practical Actions -- Approach Using Hypothetical Cases Concerning Hereditary Tumors Symposium No. 3, the Second Academic Congress, The Japan Association of Occupational Health Law
【Onilne Seminar】Crucial Points of "Consideration for Safety" in Employee Management - Covering Various Modern Issues Including Mental Health
【Onilne Seminar】Series of Seminars on Latest Court Decisions (13): Commentary on the Recent Court Decisions concerning Duty to Improve Work Environment
Risks Relating to Use of External Human Resources -- Examination of "Employment" and "Quasi-Employment" Working Styles from the View Points of Labor Law and Anti-Monopoly Law
【Tokyo】Risk Management & Compliance Seminar ③ Responses to Crises in Labor Relations - Points to Note in Handling Harassments, Misconducts and the Like and Case Studies
The Supreme Court's First Decision on "Equal Pay for Equal Work" -- Impacts of the Supreme Court Decision and Actions to be Taken