Comfortable environments that are easy and satisfying to work in
Reduction of Excessive Working Hours
To prevent overworking and promote a good work-life balance, as a general rule, JR Kyushu employees must not do more than eight hours of overtime in one day, and overtime and working on non-work days must total less than 45 hours per month and 360 hours per year. Our main initiatives are as follows.
・Working hours are assessed through objective records using equipment such as an IC card
・Regular monitoring of overtime and work on non-work days
・Employees whose overtime and work on non-work days exceed 80 hours per month to meet with an industria physician
Building Systems that Support Diverse Working Styles
In order to support diverse working styles and promote a good work-life balance, we have introduced telecommuting and have implemented flex time at some of our workplaces. We are also actively engaged in initiatives to create a working environment in which it is easy for employees to balance work with raising children. A system of reducing the number of hours worked per pay (reduced working hours system) has been introduced for employees with children under the age of three and a system that allows employees to take up to five days of unpaid leave (childcare leave) per month has been introduced for employees up until their children finish sixth grade of elementary school or graduate from schools for special needs education.