There are growing concerns in Japan that unwanted foreign workers will soon leave their domestic industry as cholera virus restrictions will attract newcomers.
Although it generally refuses to accept refugees, Japan has an official internal training program for foreign workers to help developing countries.
In 2019, he began recruiting young people from Vietnam and other countries to provide care support in the city of Saitama, which operates his home and other nursing facilities.
It currently has 13 foreign workers in an international program or with “limited trained staff” living conditions.
However, new foreign workers who planned to hire Care Support could not enter Japan due to the epidemic.
“All nursing homes are struggling with severe energy shortages,” a company official told Nicki Asia. “We look forward to hiring [foreign workers] as soon as possible. ”
After graduating from high school in Japan last year, some 180,000 young people joined the labor force, down from 70,000 in 1990.
“Foreign workers have been working since the 1990s [this] It has penetrated, ”said Shoe Sugita, a lawyer who specializes in hiring foreign workers.
The government is expanding its acceptance of uneducated foreign workers by holding a closed-door position on immigrants coming to Japan with permanent residency permits.
The training program was launched in 1993 to recruit non-Islamic workers, as they were able to contribute to the development of their country with the skills they learned in Japan.
A.D. In 1993, there were approximately 600,000 foreign workers in Japan, including illegal labor. By 2020, it has reached 1.72 meters, according to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.
A.D. By the end of 2020, 378,000 foreigners were working in Japan under a training program, although the outbreak would have stopped any further increase.