In order to realize a good work-life balance and comfortable work environment so that employees can fully demonstrate their abilities, we will formulate the following action plan.

1. Period of plan

5-year period: April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2021

2. Contents

Target 1

Reduce overtime and holiday work hours.

Measures

  • June 2016 -
    Establish a Working Style Reform Committee to understand the actual amounts of overtime and holiday work being done, discuss specific measures with labor and management for reducing those amounts, and launch concrete initiatives (guidance for managers, education for employees, etc.)
  • July 2016 -
    Have a no-overtime day once a week.

Target 2

Encourage employees to take annual paid leave.

Measures

  • June 2016 -
    Establish a Working Style Reform Committee to discuss specific measures with labor and management for promoting the use of annual paid leave, and launch concrete initiatives (guidance for managers, education for employees, etc.)
  • July 2016 -
    Introduce a system of planned allocation of annual paid leave.