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Employees in Japan now have longer to file wage claims: details of the new rules

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Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, one of the largest international firms in Japan best known for serving overseas companies doing business in Japan since the early 1950s.
Japan has amended the statute of limitations, extending the time period during which employees can make claims for unpaid wages from two to three years, ultimately to be exended to five. This article provides details.

To download the full report on changes to the Japanese statute of limitations governing employee wage claims and what it means for employers, click here.

Sho Ando
Associate - Japan
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune