(Assistance Obligation of the State)
Article 105-2 In order to attain the purpose of this Act, the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare and the directors of the Prefectural Labor Offices shall provide workers and employers with data and other necessary assistance.
(Dissemination of Laws and Regulations, etc.)
Article 106 The employer shall make known to the workers the substance of this Act and ordinances issued under this Act, the rules of employment, the agreements stipulated in paragraph (2) of Article 18, the proviso to paragraph (1) of Article 24, paragraph (1) of Article 32-2, Article 32-3, paragraph (1) of Article 32-4, paragraph (1) of Article 32-5, the proviso to paragraph (2) of Article 34, paragraph (1) of Article 36, paragraph (2) of Article 38-2, paragraph (1) of Article 38-3, and paragraph (5) and the proviso to paragraph (6) of Article 39, and the resolutions stipulated in paragraphs (1) and 5 of Article 38-4, by displaying or posting them at all times in a conspicuous location or locations in the workplace, by distributing written copies, or by other methods as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.
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(Roster of Workers)
Article 107 The employer shall prepare a roster of workers for each workplace with respect to each worker (excluding day laborers) and shall enter the worker's name, date of birth, personal history, and other matters as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.
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, the employer shall
make a correction without delay
Article 108 The employer shall prepare a wage ledger for each workplace and shall enter the facts upon which wage calculations are based, the amount of wages, and other matters as prescribed by Ordinance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare without delay each time wage payments are made.
(Preservation of Records)
Article 109 The employer shall preserve the rosters of workers, wage ledgers and important documents concerning hiring, dismissal, accident compensation, wages, and other matters of labor relations for a period of 3 years.
Article 111 A worker and a person seeking to become a worker may request a certificate of his or her family register free of charge from the person responsible for family registers or a deputy thereof. The same shall apply in the event that an employer requests a certificate of the family register of a worker and a person seeking to become a worker.
(Application to the State and Public Organizations)
Article 112 This Act and ordinances issued under this Act shall be deemed to apply to the state, prefectures, municipalities, and other equivalent bodies.
(Establishment of Ordinances of the Ministry)
Article 113 Ordinances issued under this Act shall be established after hearing the opinions of representatives of workers, representatives of employers, and representatives of the public interest on the draft of those ordinances at a public hearing.
(Payment of Additional Amounts)
Article 114 A court, pursuant to the request of a worker, may order an employer who has violated the provisions of Articles 20, 26 or 37, or an employer who has not paid wages in accordance with the provisions of Article 39, paragraph (6), to pay, in addition to the unpaid portion of the amount that the employer was required to pay under those provisions, an additional payment of that identical amount; provided, however, that such a request shall be made within two years from the date of the violation.
Article 115 Claims for wages (excluding retirement allowances), accident compensation and other claims under the provisions of this Act shall lapse by prescription if not made within two years; and claims for retirement allowances under the provisions of this Act shall lapse by prescription if not made within 5 years.
Article 115-2 When an ordinance under this Act is established, revised or abrogated, necessary transitional measures (including transitional measures on penal provisions) may be stipulated by such ordinance, within limits reasonably deemed to be necessary in connection with such establishment, revision or abrogation.
(Exclusion from Application)
Article 116 With the exception of the provisions of Articles 1 through 11, paragraph (2) below, Articles 117 through 119, and Article 121, this Act shall not apply to mariners stipulated in paragraph (1) of Article 1 of the Mariners Law (Act No. 100 of 1947).
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