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How does the Emergency Declaration in 7 Japanese prefectures affect employers?

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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.
On 7 April 2020, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared a state of emergency covering seven prefectures, including Tokyo and Osaka, to curb the spread of Covid-19. This article summarises the impact of the Emergency Declaration on business activities and explains points to keep in mind on HR and employment issues.

To download the Anderson Mori & Tomotsune report on the impact of the emergency declaration, click here.

Kazutoshi Kakuyama
Kazutoshi Kakuyama
Partner - Japan
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune