Popular participation in labour law: The new labour dispute resolution tribunal

Araki, Takashi & Wolff, Leon (2015) Popular participation in labour law: The new labour dispute resolution tribunal. In Wolff, Leon, Nottage, Luke, & Anderson, Kent (Eds.) Who Rules Japan? Popular Participation in the Japanese Legal Process. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, pp. 45-62.

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Abstract

The Labour Tribunal Law (No. 45 of 2004) ushered in a new court-annexed dispute resolution system for industrial relations disputes in Japan (outlined generally in Sugeno, 2004). Similar to the lay judge system for criminal trials (Johnson and Shinomiya, Chapter 2), the new tribunal adopts an adjudicative model that blends professional and lay expertise with decisions heard by a tripartite panel comprising a professional judge and two lay judges recommended by management and labour unions respectively. The new tribunal system came into operation on 1 April 2006.

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ID Code: 87631
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Keywords: Japanese Law, Labour Law in Japan, Participation, Competition Law in Japan, Law and Popular Culture
DOI: 10.4337/9781784717490
ISBN: 9781849804103
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 Edward Elgar Publishing
Deposited On: 22 Sep 2015 22:30
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2016 05:17

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