Japan: French expat sues employer for dismissal after taking leave of abscence after nuclear disaster

Posted on January 16, 2013 • Filed under: Asia, Expatriates

NHK is being sued by a French employee who claims the broadcaster unfairly dismissed her after she took a leave of absence from work following the Fukushima nuclear disaster in March 2011.

Emmanuelle Bodin, 55, who worked as a translator and did radio work for NHK for 20 years, says she confirmed with her employer that returning home on the advice of the French embassy would not cause a disruption, Fuji TV reported. On March 13, the French Embassy in Tokyo advised its citizens to leave the Tokyo metropolitan area. Read Article

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