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次世代法・女性活躍推進法に関する取り組み

Action Plan for The Act on Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace and The Act for Partial Revision of the Act for Measures to Support the Development of the Next-Generation Children

Action Plan for The Act for Partial Revision of the Act for Measures to Support the Development of the Next-Generation Children

Target 1

Hays will achieve 90% or higher successful childcare leave applications for eligible female employees by taking the following actions. 
<Measures>
  • When Hays is informed that employees are pregnant, Hays shall ensure that the employees are explained individually about and understand the systems related to childcare leave.
  • Hays shall create support plan for return from childcare leave for each applicable employee individually and implement the measures based on the plan.

Target 2

Hays will achieve 30% or higher successful childcare leave applications for eligible male employees by the following actions. 
<Measures>
  • When Hays is informed that employees’ spouses are pregnant or gave birth, Hays shall ensure that the employees are explained individually about and understand the systems related to childcare leave.
  • Hays shall ensure that managers are aware of male employees’ right to childcare leave and are explained.

Target 3

Hays will increase the number of promotions in encouraging the employees to utilise their annual leave entitlement. 
<Measures>
  • Review the annual leave approval process and make it agile. 
  • Utilise a broad range of internal marketing methodology, such as emails and intranet, to encourage the employees in taking their vacation days.  

Target 4

Hays will support flexibility by implementing the below measurements.
<Measures>
  • Work from home option to all full-time employees after 6 months’ service.
  • Flexible working hours to all full-time employees after 6 months’ service.

Action Plan for The Act on Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace

Target 1

Hays will continue to ensure our gender hiring ratio at maximum 50% / 50% in line with the Gender Equality Act.
<Measures>
  • Continue to promote unconscious bias recruitment and ensure such internal recruitment process is in place.
  • Ensure the hiring record is properly tracked and is regularly reviewed.
 

Target 2

Hays is mandating an annual "Anti-Harassment & Workplace Respect Online Training" to all employees in support of an equal and inclusive workplace culture, regardless of gender and employee backgrounds. 
<Measures>
  • Content includes:
  1. Definition of harassment
  2. Definition of discrimination
  3. Legal requirements against harassment & discrimination
  • Course completion is properly tracked and record. Disciplinary actions will be taken for those who has not completed the training before due date.
 
Gender related data of Hays Japan as of Apr 2022
  • Gender ratio on all staffs - 44.7% male vs. 55.3% female 
  • Gender ratio on Team Manager/Section Manager and above (Corporate Services included) - 49% male vs. 51% female