National flags in the Sugamo shopping district of Tokyo celebrate Respect for the Aged Day. Photo: Getty ImagesNational flags in the Sugamo shopping district of Tokyo celebrate Respect for the Aged Day. Photo: Getty Images
National flags in the Sugamo shopping district of Tokyo celebrate Respect for the Aged Day. Photo: Getty Images

Work till you’re 70: Japan presses ahead with new employment law

  • An ageing, shrinking workforce has prompted the move
  • But legislation stops short of ensuring equal pay and rights for older workers
Topic |   Japan
National flags in the Sugamo shopping district of Tokyo celebrate Respect for the Aged Day. Photo: Getty ImagesNational flags in the Sugamo shopping district of Tokyo celebrate Respect for the Aged Day. Photo: Getty Images
National flags in the Sugamo shopping district of Tokyo celebrate Respect for the Aged Day. Photo: Getty Images
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