MASHR CONSULTING Corporation Labor and Social Security Attorney 

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1. Preparation and guidance for employment regulations and other regulations 

Our strengths are in the design and operational follow-up of HR systems that take into consideration the differences in labor laws between Japan and the US and Europe. MASHR staff communicate in English with the non-Japanese employees in our client's Japan offices and their HR staff at their main overseas offices, from the initial discussion phase right up to delivery. In this way, we deliver the kind of support that is only possible with MASHR. 
Establishment of employment contracts and regulations required for a foreign company to start operations in Japan Formulation and review of employment regulations Guidance for maintenance and for managers 

2. Mediation Services (Problem Solving

Certified social insurance and labor consultants will act as agents for mediation and reconciliation in order to solve the labor disputes listed below. 
Issues in unpaid overtime allowance Lowering of employment conditions or dismissal Sexual and power harassment 

3. HR and Labor Consultations

Companies take the risk of experiencing major difficulties if they do not use a consultant for labor issues. Please contact us before taking action. Please refer to our past labor consultation cases. 
Consultations on employment contracts Consultations on the payment of overtime allowance Proving solving relating to work hours, holidays, and vacations Proving solving relating to dismissals and resignations Etc. 

4. Social Insurance Procedures and Payroll Calculations

We can lessen the burden of completing time consuming and cumbersome processes, such as monthly social insurance procedures and payroll calculations. 
Carrying out administrative procedures for payroll and social insurance Completing gross-up calculations for expats in Japan Providing advice on payroll calculations and social insurance for Japanese employees assigned ov

5. Establishment of Employee Evaluation Systems and Wage Systems

Creating performance-related wage systems that take into consideration total labor costs Introducing management systems for targets and annual salary systems Designing employee evaluation systems 

6. Support for the (re)design of retirement allowances

We will establish, design, and revise retirement allowance systems to function as welfare and benefit plans and that are tailored to each client company's financial situation. 
Responding to issues relating to the elimination of tax qualified pension plans Introducing or switching to defined benefit corporate pension plans and defined contribution plans 

7. Training / Seminars / Evaluation Training

Staff in management positions must have a new set of skills to deal with this age of globalization and information networks. The first step in improving business performance is to improve the skills of those in management positions. 
Executive and management / employee training Information-management seminars Retirement-preparation seminars for senior employees 

8. Consulting for a Work-life Balance

It is critical that you create a workplace that allows employees to balance their work and home lives if you intend to hire talented candidates who will make long-term contributions to your company. Why not incorporate this into your management strategy? 
Implementing systems for variable working hours, discretionary labor, and flex time Calculating labor costs for continuous employment and designing a salary system Responding to instructions for corrective action issued by labor standards offices (introducing systems for working hours and fixed overwork allowances)