A survey by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare revealed that 6% of student part-time workers were not issued a notification of working conditions required by the Labor Standards Law, and 5% were in trouble with working conditions.In response to the normalization of part-time job hiring that ignores the Labor Standards Law, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare calls on business owners' organizations to comply with relevant laws and regulations in writing, while strengthening advice and guidance from the directors of prefectural labor bureaus.

From August 8th to September 27th, the survey will be conducted for 9 months or more of part-time jobs of 7 day or more per week among university students, graduate students, junior college students, and vocational school students who are registered as cooperators of the Internet survey. Conducted for 1 people who have done so.Of these, the answers for 3 people who answered earlier were tabulated. The total number of part-time jobs experienced by 1,724 people is 1,000.

According to it, convenience stores are the most popular part-time jobs, accounting for 15.5% of the total.This is followed by cram school (individual guidance) 14.5%, supermarket 11.4%, and izakaya 11.3%.Of the part-time jobs experienced by students, 58.7% did not receive documents showing working conditions, and 19.1% did not give a concrete explanation verbally before working.
Of the specified working conditions, only 17.1% of annual paid leave, 26.6% of retirement regulations, 37.4% of overtime work, and 47.6% of breaks are announced.It was found that the wage payment date was 32.5%, the wage payment method was 29.1%, and the wage amount was 23.0%.

48.2% of employees had trouble with working conditions at their part-time job.Wages were not paid during preparation and tidying up (13.6%), there were no breaks even after 1 hours of working hours per day (6%), and working hours were not managed (8.8%). There were many cases of violations of the Labor Standards Law, such as no extra charges paid for overtime work, holidays, and late-night work (7.6%), and unpaid overtime pay (5.4%).
In addition, he was given more shifts than agreed upon at the time of hiring (14.8%), was ordered to make a sudden shift change unilaterally (14.6%), and was forced to do work other than what was agreed upon at the time of hiring (13.4%). There were also problems such as unilaterally cutting the shift (11.8%) and not receiving a pay slip (8.3%).

Source:[Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare] Survey results regarding awareness of part-time jobs for university students, etc.

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