Statement of Policy on Core Labor Standards

KOBAYASHI & CO., LTD declares the following with the aim of maintaining healthy work environments and protecting its employees’ human rights according to the law and ILO’s international labor standards (the Core Labor Standards):

  1. Prohibition of child labor
    KOBAYASHI employs no children below the minimum age for employment specified by domestic law.
  2. Prohibition of forced labor
    KOBAYASHI rejects any forms of forced labor.
    KOBAYASHI also respects its employees’ right to terminate employment on their own will.
  3. Elimination of discrimination in occupation and employment
    KOBAYASHI guarantees that, at KOBAYASHI, there is no discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
    In addition, KOBAYASHI makes none of its employees work longer than the hours permitted by law.
  4. Respect of the freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining
    KOBAYASHI respects the freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining.

May 21, 2022
Tatsuo Kobayashi
Chief Executive Officer