Labor Law Issues (for Clients)

For Corporate Clients: What Yamagami Law Offices can offer

We provide clients with professional services regarding Japanese Labor Law issues including disemployment(dismissal, discharge), layoff, overtime work (overtime pay), problematic employee, labor unions and other labor law disputes.

We are pleased to welcome you at our Tokyo and Fukuoka Offices located at Akasaka Crossing, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka, and at Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo.

If any violation regarding the labor related laws happens, there is a danger that a substantial penalty may be imposed and you may be confronted with serious problems in operating your company. We have extensive experiences in this area and wish to welcome any consultation at a stage of even a small concern or question before the matter becomes a dispute.

You may encounter following matters:


  • negotiation with the labor union of your company
  • change of the working rules
  • adequacy of overtime payment under Japanese labor law
  • demand of overtime payment by the employee of your company
  • dismissal of an employee of your company
  • occurrence of other troubles or disputes between the employees of your company

Practice Areas

(How to get overtime pay in Japan)

Our practice areas include following cases as examples.

  • litigation sued by an employee (including a claim for overtime pay, invalidity of dismissal and a claim for compensation etc.)
  • negotiation and litigation against an employee who violates his/her obligation (a duty of confidentiality etc.), harasses other employee, violation of Japanese Unfair Competition Prevention Act and commits a crime (theft, misappropriation etc.)
  • negotiation with an employee
  • negotiation with the labor union
  • advice on the work rules, minutes of a board meeting and other meetings
  • advice on holding a shareholders’ meeting
  • advice on the salary/wage system

Secondary Opinion

While you have consulted with a lawyer, you may wish to seek the secondary opinion and we will be pleased to provide you with the same.



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Contact us

Yamagami International Law Offices
【Tokyo】Roppongi Denki Building 7F, 6-1-20 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 1060032, Japan
【Fukuoka】Koenoki Building 4F, 1-3-14 Maizuru, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka 8100073, Japan
Tel +81-92-739-2388

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