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Posse is a labor NGO based in Tokyo, Japan. Since 2006, Posse has helped thousands of workers improve their working conditions. We work with labor unions, lawyers, NGOs, and civil society groups to protect workers' rights.
Labow laws in Japan including the Labor Standards Act, the Labor Union Act, the Labor Contract Act, apply to all workers, regardless of nationality, race, ethnicity, or residential/visa status.
If you have workplace issues such as long working hours, low wages, wage arrears, unsafe workplace, workplace injuries, harassment, bullying, discrimination, bad living conditions, or any other issues you are concerned about, feel free to contact us for help.
Your legal rights
English translation of major labor laws in Japan
https://www.jil.go.jp/english/laws/index.html (The link goes to a Japan Institute for Labor Policy Institute website.)
If you are having any workplace issues or simply would like to ask a question, please contact us by sending a message through the form.
To provide the most useful advice for your situation, could you please answer some questions about yourself?
- the type of work you do
- the name of the company you work for
- the prefecture your workplace is located
- months/years you are on the job
- your hourly/monthly wage
- full time or part-time
- working hour per day/month
- visa type
- visa expiration date
We'd like to stress that all of our correspondence is 100% confidential. However, if you do not feel comfortable answering any of the above questions, please leave them blank.
The information you provide us will NOT be disclosed to anyone, including your employer, your colleagues, or any government agencies, without your consent.