Japan to Expand Workers’ Accident Compensation for Freelancers

Tokyo, Nov. 20 (Jiji Press)–Japan’s labor ministry plans to expand the scope of freelance workers eligible for workers’ accident compensation insurance to cover all industries in principle. A subcommittee of the Labor Policy Council, which advises the labor minister, held a meeting to discuss the plan Monday. The measure, which the ministry hopes to implement by autumn next year, is aim…


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