Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

The Comprehensive Reform of Social Security and Tax

Announcement on the current status of Japan's Social Security System and deliberations on the policies for the social security reform Cabinet Secretariat

What's new

Jun 25
  • Summary Report of Survey on Labour Economy Trend, May 2019 (Japanese)
Jun 21
Jun 17
Jun 11
Jun 7
May 31
  • Final Report of Monthly Labour Survey in FY2018 (Japanese)
  • Partial correction to the report of the Monthly Labour Survey conducted between Jul. 2018 and Feb. 2019. (Japanese)
  • The first-stage implementation plan for the fund for improving health and hygiene facilities, etc. in FY2019 (Japanese)
  • June is "Foreign Workers' Issue Awareness Month." (Japanese)
  • Results of the SNS counseling project conducted in the second half of FY 2018. (Japanese)
  • Final Report of Monthly Labour Survey March 2019 (English)(Japanese)
  • Employment referrals for general workers April 2019 (English)(Japanese)
May 30
  • "Ikumen Enterprise Award 2019"/"Ikuboss Award 2019": Enterprises and individuals that encourage men to balance parenting and career are recruited. (Japanese)
  • "Good Career Company Awards" in FY 2019 to be presented~Applications are accepted from companies working on career development of their employees from June 3rd to July 31st.~ (Japanese)
May 29
  • Overview of Survey on Industrial Accidents in 2018 (survey on establishments with 100 or more regular employees and survey on general construction) (Japanese)
  • Tying-up with Japanese film "BENTO HARASSMENT” (Japanese)
  • The second headquarter meeting for social security and work style reforms for the year 2040. (Japanese)
  • The case number of organ transplants, etc., has been reported to the Committee on Health, Labor and Welfare in the House of Councilors (Japanese)
May 28
  • Report on the status of the Project for the Recovery and Repatriation of the Remains of Japanese War Dead (Japanese)
  • "Prompt Vital Statistics Report," Mar. 2019 (Japanese)
May 27
  • The 3rd Meeting for PR on Pension to be held (Japanese)
  • The 4th 2023 World Skills Competition Bid Committee Meeting will be held on May 31st. (Japanese)
May 24
  • Survey on Yusho Disease ("oil symptoms") Patients in FY2019 (Japanese)
  • Report on the medical-care system for the latter-stage elderly (Japanese)
  • "The 6th Meeting on the Social Insurance System for People Choosing Various Ways of Working" to be held (Japanese)
  • The first workshop in FY 2019 on healthcare policies and the first meeting in FY 2019 on regional healthcare planning advisors to be held (Japanese)
  • The 7th meeting to discuss types of occupation for technical internship (Japanese)
  • Release of the results of the Monthly Labour Survey in Mar. 2019 (final report) and in FY 2018 (final report) to be postponed. (Japanese)
May 23
  • The second headquarter meeting for social security and work style reforms for the year 2040. (Japanese)
  • The 7th Committee Meeting on Support for Women Facing Difficulties (paperless) to be held (Japanese)
May 22
  • Five support hubs have been set up across the country for enterprises considering introducing the Self-Career Dock system.~The MHLW will help companies create a system that promotes and supports employees' career development. ~ (Japanese)
May 21
  • In commemoration of World No Tobacco Day(May 31st), an event will be held on May 31 (Japanese)
  • The 6th meeting to discuss types of occupation for technical internship (Japanese)
  • The winners of the Medal of Honor for Spring 2019 (Japanese)
May 20
  • Memorial Service at the Chidorigafuchi National Cemetery to be held (Monday, May 27th, 12:30~) (Japanese)
  • Requested matters regarding reporting on the Memorial Service at the Chidorigafuchi National Cemetery (Japanese)
  • The winners of the Medal of Honor for Spring 2019 (Japanese)
May 17
  • Alert for the use of antineoplastic agent Verzenio : risk of fatal interstitial lung disease (Japanese)
  • Future directions for addressing Reconstruction measures based on results of report released by WTO Appellate Body (Japanese)
  • The status of occurrence of occupational accidents in 2018 is announced. (Japanese)
  • "Status on the Occurrence of Death and Injury Accidents Caused by Heatstroke at Workplaces" in 2018 is released (Japanese)
  • The status on the occurrence of occupational accidents in 2018 (Final Data) (Japanese)
May 16