Nomura Hiroko
  • Nomura Hiroko 
  • By this author: 1 Latest posted: 2016.02.18
Journalist, magazine editor, and professor at Shukutoku University. Graduated from Ochanomizu University in 1984 and began working for UPU, an employment information service. Joined the editorial staff of Nikkei Woman magazine in 1995 and was named editor-in-chief in January 2003. Subsequently served as editor-in-chief of Nikkei EW and deputy editor-in-chief of Nikkei Money. Author of Hataraku josei no 24 jikan (Twenty-Four Hours of a Working Woman), Teinen ga miete kita joseitachi e (For Women Nearing Retirement), and other works.
Can Foreign Housekeepers Help Japanese Women Shine?2016.02.18

The government is tentatively opening up Japan’s household staffing industry to foreign recruits as part of its policy to support workforce participation by Japanese women. Staffing services Pasona, Bears, Poppins, Duskin, and Chez Vous have signed on to a pilot program in designated zones in Kanagawa and Osaka Prefectures, where placement of foreign housekeepers is expected to start as early as M…

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