Labor insurance (Japan)

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Labor insurance (労働保険, roudou hoken) is a term for two systems of government insurance in Japan. Unemployment insurance (雇用保険, koyou hoken) is paired with Workers' accident compensation insurance (労働者災害補償保険, rousai hoken).[1][2] Unemployment insurance is managed by Hello Work, and worker's accident compensation insurance is managed by the Labor Standards Office.[3]


  1. ^ JETRO website 4.9.1 Labor and social insurance systems Retrieved on June 16 2012
  2. ^ The Japan Institute for Labor Policy and Training Labor Costs Archived 2013-01-21 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved on June 16 2012
  3. ^ Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare website Labor Standards Bureau Retrieved on June 17 2012