Nationwide “Power Harassment / Overwork Death 110” December 7th 11:46
On the 7th, free telephone consultations are conducted all over the country to answer problems such as power harassment and long working hours.
“Power harassment / overwork death number 110” is a group of lawyers working on the problem of overwork death in 17 prefectures nationwide. Reception starts at 10:00 a.m. at the Tokyo office, and telephones continue.
Among them, a female family member who worked as a clerical office at a financial institution was consulted that a woman suffered from power harassment and became ill and committed suicide.
Regarding power harassment in the workplace, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare will formulate a draft guideline that specifically shows examples of power harassment before the law that requires companies to take preventive measures for the first time comes into force next year.
Mr. Hirohito Kawato, who is consulting, said, “Unfortunately, death from overwork has not been followed, and recently there have been many consultations on power harassment. The most important thing is to prevent getting sick and dying. So if you have a person who is suffering right now, please consult us first. "
Telephone consultations are accepted until 3:00 pm on the 7th, except in certain areas, and numbers are 0120-136-888 for Tokyo and 06-6364-7727 for Osaka.