Nan Sato explains how player contract disputes are treated under Japanese labor law - Episode 56

Published 23 November 2017

In this interview Nan Sato provides an update on the most recent legal developments in Japanese sport.

The issue of athlete rights under Japanese labor law is in the spotlight following a recent dispute between Japanese baseball player, Shun Yamaguch, and the baseball team Tokyo Giants. This case provides a working example of how labor disputes are resolved in the Japanese sport and legal systems.

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