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The standard work period in Japan is 40 hours week over five days.
Female employees receive 14 weeks of maternity leave. Male employees can take seven days of paternity leave.
In addition to public holidays, employees receive 10 days of paid annual leave after six months of employment, provided they have worked at least 80% of total workdays. This increases by one day per year for the following one and a half years, and by two days per year thereafter up to a maximum of 20 days per year. Unused annual leave expires after two years.
Employers are not required to provide employees sick leave but many do.
Employers are not required to provide bonuses but seasonal bonuses are common.
The notice period is 30 days. Employers are not required to pay severance.
Japan provides universal healthcare.
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