Shinjuku City
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Employment

Public Employment Security Offices (Hello Work)
Tokyo Employment Service Center for Foreigners
Shinjuku Employment Assistance and Instruction Center for Foreigner
Permission to Engage in an Activity Beyond the Scope of a Visa
Employment Eligibility Certificate
Staying and Working Illegally
Employment for Foreign Students after Graduation
Finalizing Labor Contracts
Labor Insurance System
Social Insurance
Labor Consultations
Emergencies
Preparing for Disasters
Notifications and Procedures to Be Completed at the City Office
Taxes, Medical Treatment and Health Insurance
Welfare
Employment
Childbirth, Child-Raising and Education
Living
Leisure
Useful Information
Consultation/Inquiries
Main Public Facilities
Living Information (PDF)

Labor Insurance System

Inquiries Labor Standards Inspection Office for Workers’ Accident Compensation Insurance
Public Employment Security Office for Employment Insurance

 In Japan, there are two types of programs that insure laborers: Workers’ Accident Compensation Insurance and Employment Insurance.
 Workers’ Accident Compensation Insurance offers medical treatment compensation, work-absence related loss, disability compensation, or bereaved family compensation if a worker of a company or business location is injured or dies during work or on the commute to/from work.
 Employment Insurance offers unemployed workers benefits for a designated period of time until he/she obtains another job. Foreign residents who live in Japan are considered members regardless of nationality, excluding foreign civil servants and those who are proved to be a recipient of unemployment compensation benefits of a foreign country.
 Employers must pay the insurance premiums for the Workers’ Accident Compensation Insurance plan. The insurance premiums for Employment Insurance are to be paid by the employer and the worker.


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