The revised Local Public Employee Childcare Leave Law, which relaxes the restrictions on the number of times of taking childcare leave, was unanimously passed and passed at the House of Councilors plenary session on the 22nd.

The revised Local Government Employee Childcare Leave Law relaxes the limit on the number of childcare leave for local government employees, which is currently set to once within 8 weeks after the birth of a child and once after 8 weeks. It will be increased by the number of times.



The revised law was passed at the House of Councilors plenary session on the 22nd, and was unanimously passed and passed.

A similar amendment to the childcare leave for national government employees was enacted on the 6th of this month, and Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Kaneko said at a press conference after the Cabinet meeting, "Each local government has a better environment so that employees can make good use of it. It is necessary to proceed with the maintenance, and I would like to write a letter to the governor and the mayor of the municipality and work with them. "

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