Monthly Archives August 2015

Shop Japan announced to give marriage leave & marriage cash contributions to employees who have same-sex partners

As of August 4th, Oak Lawn Marketing (Headquarter in Nagoya, Japan. Under the umbrella company of NTT DOCOMO) – maker of the television shopping program Shop Japan – announced that employees who have same-sex partners will be given a marriage cash contribution and six days marriage leave if they have a public certificate issued by a certain institution. This company’s regulation materialized after Shibuya-ku, Tokyo,  announced to issue certificates to same-sex couples when employees brought up the topic of equality for sexual minorities (LGBT) in their company. This company employs 480 people, and most of them are working in Tokyo.
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