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Promotion of Work-Life Balance

Status of Efforts

Our company is developing and practicing a program of “work system reforms” to create workplaces conducive to a good work and family balance.
A “Work System Reform Committee” established at the initiative of the President promotes the streamlining of work at the workplaces and in the businesses of the company as a whole.
Sound out and absorb the ideas and problems that employees face in their efforts to streamline their work.

Supporting Work and Family Balance

Our company enhances various systems to support childcare, nursing, etc. in an effort to create an environment that facilitates work and family balance for employees.

1. List of main systems and rules related to childbirth and childcare

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1 Childcare leave and work while caring for child  
2 Non-working due to the nursing, etc. of a child  
3 Child plan leave A system to facilitate leave of absence for employees who undergo or plan to undergo fertility treatments.
4 Subsidiary payment for work and childcare balance  
5 Subsidiary payment for the development of the next generation A system that allows an employee to receive subsidiary payments when the employee gives birth to a third or subsequent child.
6 Career/return system A system related to the re-employment of employees who retire due to marriage, childbirth, childcare, nursing, transfer of spouse, or for other reasons.
7 Maternity healthcare for expectants  
8 Non-working before and after childbirth  
9 Recess for childcare  
10 Taking annual paid leave by the hour for childcare  
11 Taking annual paid leave by the hour for family care  

2. List of main systems and rules for work and nursing balance

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1 Family care leave and family care while working  
2 Non-working due to family care  
3 Career/return system A system related to the re-employment of employees who retire due to marriage, childbirth, childcare, nursing, transfer of spouse, or for other reasons.
4 Taking annual paid leave by the hour for family care  
5 Taking annual paid leave by the hour for family care  

Systems to support diverse ways of working

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Taking annual paid leave by the hour A system that makes it easier for employees to take annual paid leave by the hour to care for their children, care for other family members, or visit doctors and hospitals while pregnant, suffering from a chronic disorder, etc.
Taking annual paid leave in “half-day” increments Annual paid leave can be taken in “half-day” increments.
Vacation for relaxation A five-day vacation for relaxation is granted to employees who have worked in continuous service for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, and 40 years.
Volunteer leave A system that allows employees to take volunteer leave to engage in volunteer disaster relief activities for up to 5 days a year.
Short vacation A one-day holiday an employee can take once a year in combination with a leave of three or more consecutive days together with annual paid leave of two days or more in succession.