Date: Friday, July 13, 2018
Time: 12:00 - 14:00
Venue: The Place of Tokyo, 3F Terrace Room
Speakers: Aki Tanaka, Attorney, Littler Mendelson P.C.
Trent Sutton, Shareholder and Attorney, Littler Mendelson P.C.
Hosting Committees: Women in Business Committee, Human Resource Management Committee, Legal Services Committee
Member Fee: ¥4,500
Guest Fee: ¥7,900
Meal: Plated lunch course
Sign-up: ACCJ Member Data Center
Registration/Cancellation Deadline: Friday, July 6, 12:00
Trent Sutton and Aki Tanaka are attorneys at Littler Mendelson, the largest labor and employment law firm in the world with over 1500 attorneys and 75 offices. They specialize in international employment law and advise multinational employers with regard to global workforce initiatives and strategies in numerous countries including Asia, Europe, and Latin America, and especially in Japan (Aki’s native country). They will talk about the cutting edge labor and employment issues about women in the workplace, including the new legislation in Japan, recent landmark cases, and contrast these efforts with the employment schemes in other countries. They will further talk about some suggestions to promote women in Japan.
For more information on the speakers, please click here [Aki Tanaka] and here [Trent Sutton].
Ryann Thomas, Chair
Elizabeth Handover, Deborah Hayden, Jiana Leung, Tomoka Miho, Makiko Tachimori (Fukui), Sayaka Takahashi, Yoshiko Zoet-Suzuki, Zane Zumbahlen, Vice Chairs
ACCJ Women in Business Committee
Ginger Griggs, Roy Tomizawa, Co-Chairs
Yoko Yugo, Yumiko Ohta, Vice Chairs
ACCJ Human Resource Management Committee
C. Christian Jacobson, Catherine O’Connell, Co-Chairs
Nels Hansen, Vice Chair
ACCJ Legal Services Committee
NOTE 1: This event is OFF THE RECORD.
NOTE 2: If you cancel after the stated deadline, the full meeting fee will be charged to your account. Sorry, no substitutions or walk-ins.
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As part of the ACCJ's 2018 advocacy strategy, the Workforce Productivity (WfP) Pillar was created to unlock Japan’s growth potential and boost competitiveness and productivity through ACCJ member advocacy engagement. In today's changing business and social environment, WfP Pillar members strive to advocate for company and government reforms to increase focus on skill building, encourage efficiency through technological advancements, and empower diversity and a global mindset change to lead to a more competitive and productive society. If anyone has questions or thoughts on how these issues might affect your business or how the ACCJ can work with the government or the business community to promote workforce productivity, please feel free to reach out to the Workforce Productivity Pillar leaders at each event or email Workforce Productivity Coordinator, and we will follow up with you.