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- Japan’s Labor ministry says talks will resume today.
- A subcommittee of the Central Minimum Wages Council, which advises the labor minister, will meet to discuss minimum wages for fiscal 2022, which started in April.
- The focus is on whether management and labor representatives can bridge gaps between them regarding the sizes of pay increases and the basis for calculations.
- Both sides agree on the necessity of raising minimum wages amid inflation. Many small businesses, however, are financially weak due to higher materials costs.