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Managing remote work: a guide for employers in Japan

Written by
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.
The Japanese Health, Labour and Welfare Ministry has requested that the Japanese Business Federation and other organisations proactively implement teleworking. This article gives guidance for employers on introducing and managing remote work in Japan.

The full report on telework in Japan covers the rules on working conditions and time, how to counteract the risk of employees working excessively long hours, health and safety and compensation for injury and the government subsidy for small and medium-sized businesses to offset the expenses of establishing telework systems. Click here to download.

Nobuhito Sawasaki
Nobuhito Sawasaki
Partner - Japan
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
Tomohiko Hamazaki
Associate - Japan
Maki Kaneda
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune