The release of the declaration of The Prefecture of The Capital, And the Final Decision tomorrow, May 24, 12:00
Regarding the emergency declaration that continues in Tokyo and other metropolitan areas, Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Kato stressed the idea of focusing on employment measures in the future, saying that if the current situation continues, it will be a final decision for the lifting of the issue.
In this context, Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Kato commented on the emergency declaration that continues in Tokyo and Hokkaido, “The situation of infection has been improving, such as the decrease in the number of new people infected day by day, and the medical situation has been considerably loose. If this situation continues, it will be the final decision to cancel tomorrow, even if we listen to the opinions of the experts.”
He added, “From now on, we will move toward a phase where we will simultaneously work to restore the economy and society and to deter the spread of infection. The number of workers who are laid off is expected to increase further in the future, and we will firmly advance measures that will lead to the next job.”
Mr. Nakanishi, chairman of Keidanren, said, “While we will protect employment as much as possible, if we go bankrupt, we will lose jobs. We are asking the government to prevent bankruptcy, but it is important to develop the idea that a new society will become like this in the future as soon as possible and to promote the metabolism of the industry.”
“The employment situation is getting worse day by day, and it’s a crisis. Although we have been fairly relaxed in the treatment of employment adjustment subsidies and leave allowances, we have not yet caught up with the situation on the ground, so we would like you to take the necessary action without waiting for the Second Amendment budget proposal.”