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Notice regarding operations of HLS Global Japan office in response to the extension of State of Emergency by the Japanese Government

In response to the Japanese Government’s extension of a State of Emergency due to the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic on May 4, HLS Global Japan has decided to extend the implementation of certain operational procedures to prevent the further spread of this epidemic. These procedures were announced on April 8 and shall stay in effect until May 31, 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding in the matter.

 

Notice regarding operations of HLS Global Japan office in response to the declaration of State of Emergency by the Japanese Government

In response to the Japanese Government’s declaration of a State of Emergency due to the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic on April 7, HLS Global Japan has decided to implement certain operational procedures to prevent the further spread of this epidemic, and ensure the safety of our clients and employees. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding in the matter. 

Information on Expansion of the Special Provision for “Employment Adjustment Aid” due to the Corona (COVID-19) Epidemic

The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry of Japan has expanded the application scope of the existing “Employment Adjustment Aid” due to the recent spread of the Corona (COVID-19) epidemic. This provision has been made to support business owners in order to maintain employment. This applies to those business owners who have been forced to ask employees to go on leave due to reduced business activities arising from the spread of the Corona (COVID-19) epidemic. This aid will be granted against expenses that the business owners have to bear towards the employee leave allowance costs.

Information on Aid Package for Employees affected by the closure of Elementary Schools in Japan due to the Corona (COVID-19) Epidemic

In addition to the previously mentioned Aid Package, The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry of Japan has also setup a provisional Aid Package for those parents affected due to the closure of Elementary schools in Japan as a countermeasure against the recent spread of the Corona (COVID-19) epidemic. This is for those parents who have been forced to take time off from work due to the school closure of their younger children.

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