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Major Japanese firms hike wages by average 2.43% a month

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In the population decreasing society, the priority is to keep the lowest unemployment rate. Secondary, it's important to continue increasing of annual wages amount. In this situation, the bias of understaffed condition is spreading between working sectors. So the appropriate immigration policies are becoming very important.

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Major Japanese firms hike wages by average 2.43% a month

So that works out to an annual increase of 29%?? I have doubts...

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Excellent news. Good for them.

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Right, a pay increase among a select number of companies that will hardly offset the increased sales tax in a few months.

At least there IS a pay increase, but it'd be nicer if this was to the national minimum wage.

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Nothing to get happy about then!

The majority of Japanese are involved in part time work which hasn’t had any such increase.

So, the majority of workers in Japan receive.... no pay rise.

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“but it'd be nicer if this was to the national minimum wage.”

To do that, they’d first have to put a national minimum wage in place. Under the current system it is set on a prefectural level and therefore differs throughout the country.

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So that works out to an annual increase of 29%?? I have doubts...

No, it is an annual increase of 2.43%. Regardless of whether you calculate it by the day, week or year, the percentage rise is still the same.

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How many foreigners are included in these numbers? How many of these companies are J government connected? How many people actually got a raise?

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