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About the Revised Minimum Wage in Metropolitan Tokyo

As of October 1, 2019, the minimum wage in metropolitan Tokyo (which is set according to region) will be revised to 1,013 yen per hour.
Notes:
1. This applies to all businesses using employees in metropolitan Tokyo and all laborers working at such businesses (including laborers dispatched to work at businesses in metropolitan Tokyo).
2. Various types of subsidy programs, such as business operation improvement subsidies, have been established as support measures to ensure that there is a stable business environment in which to make this wage increase.

Inquiries For questions about the minimum wage in Tokyo:
Wage Division, Labor Standards Department, Tokyo Labor Bureau, Tel: 03-3512-1614 (direct line)
Tokyo Work Style Reform Promotion Support Center, Tel: 0120-232-865

For questions about business operation improvement subsidies:
Tokyo Work Style Reform Promotion Support Center, Tel: 0120-232-865

For questions about Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare career-improvement subsidies (such as revisions in wage regulations) and personnel hiring support subsidies:
Consult with the Hello Work office with jurisdiction over your business area or the Hello Work Subsidies Center’s Subsidies Section No. 2 in the Tokyo Labor Bureau.

November 5, 2019