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The LMO/IAA handles administrative matters for the USFJ Employees such as recruitment, furnishing, labor management, wage, welfare and health in order to secure the workforce for the U.S. Forces stationed in Japan.
The performance records of those duties that the LMO/IAA conducts are as follows.

Labor Management

LMO takes charge of recruitment and doing procedures of personnel affairs such as employment and retirement, etc. to secure necessary workforce for the United States Forces, Japan.

Number of hired USFJ Employees

(unit:person)

JFY 2018 JFY 2019 JFY 2020
4,267 4,429 4,142

Number of retired USFJ Employees

(unit:person)

JFY 2018 JFY 2019 JFY 2020
4,208 4,403 4,209

Number of USFJ Employees

The number of USFJ employees at the end of each month in JFY 2020 by each contract became as follows:

(unit:person)

Month MLC MC IHA Total
April 20,939 15 5,111 26,065
May 20,981 15 5,125 26,121
June 19,735 14 4,882 24,631
July 20,855 15 5,075 25,945
August 20,873 15 5,073 25,961
September 20,913 15 5,063 25,991
October 20,912 15 5,076 26,003
November 21,001 15 5,063 26,079
December 19,778 15 4,836 24,629
January 20,861 15 5,000 25,876
February 20,870 15 5,016 25,901
March 20,806 15 4,989 25,810
Average 20,710 15 5,026 25,751

Wage

Duties on computation of monthly pay, summer allowance, year-end allowance and retirement allowance of about 26,000 USFJ Employees.

Number of employees to be paid monthly, summer allowance, year-end allowance and wage revision differential, and the amount.

Item JFY 2018 JFY 2019 JFY 2020
Employees Amount
(\million)
Employees Amount
(\million)
Employees Amount
(\million)
Monthly Pay 316,000 102,136 316,289 102,109 315,465 100,800
Summer Allowance & Year-end Allowance 51,087 31,743 51,422 32,149 51,611 32,270
Wage Revision Differential 27,979 627 28,097 564 - -
Total 395,066 134,506 395,808 134,821 367,076 133,071

Note 1: The amount may not always be exact due to rounded off.

Note 2: There was no wage revision in monthly pay in JFY2020.

Number of employees to be paid retirement allowance and the amount.

Item JFY 2018 JFY 2019 JFY 2020
Employees Amount
(\million)
Employees Amount
(\million)
Employees Amount
(\million)
Retirement 657 8,806 646 8,680 658 8,698
Resignation, etc. 377 1,958 367 1,809 310 1,779
Total 1,034 10,764 1,013 10,489 968 10,476

Note: The amount may not always be exact due to rounded off.

Labor Welfare

Outline of welfare services for USFJ employees and the performance records are as follows:

Calamity Benefits

Calamity benefits are provided to USFJ employees or dependents whose houses or assets are damaged or who died in natural disasters such as floods, fires, earthquakes and typhoons.

Item JFY 2018 JFY 2019 JFY 2020
Number of cases 8 3 2
Amount of benefits(¥thousand) 1,600 895 342

Uniform and Protective Clothing

Uniforms and protective clothing which are necessary for work have been furnished to USFJ employees commensurate with the type of their jobs.

Item JFY 2018 JFY 2019 JFY 2020
Purchased cost(¥thousand) 302,223 328,104 310,665

Retirement Preparation Seminar

Retirement preparation seminars are provided to USFJ employees aged 50 and over. LMO conducts the second life seminar which is a necessary knowledge for them after retirement, such as life planning, retirement allowance system, and pension system.

Item JFY 2018 JFY 2019 JFY 2020
Number of trainees 478 529 399

Adult Disease Preventive Health Examination

LMO has implemented seven tests; Gastric test, Electro cardiogram test, liver function test, uterine cancer test, breast cancer test, large intestine cancer test and lung cancer test for employees who are not eligible age for regular medical check-up which is conducted by the Ministry of Defense, Employer.

Item JFY 2018 JFY 2019 JFY 2020
Number of examinees 10,397 10,218 10,090

Mental Health Counseling Hotline

LMO provides mental health counseling service through outsourced professionals to USFJ employees and their family members to reduce or solve mental anxiety, unfitness in the workplace due to loss of confidence.

Item JFY 2018 JFY 2019 JFY 2020
Number of cases 368 366 262

Work and Life Counseling

LMO provides counseling services to each branch to reduce or solve USFJ employee's concern or anxiety related workplace and private life.

Item JFY 2018 JFY 2019 JFY 2020
Number of cases 234 299 244

Special Support Benefit

LMO provides additional benefits to the Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance:
Special Support Benefit for Absense from Work when an employee who doesn't get paid due to work related accident or a commutation accident, Special Support Benefit for Disability when the employee remains disabled after medical treatment, Special Support Benefit for Bereaved Family when the employee dies.

Item JFY 2018 JFY 2019 JFY 2020
Cost(¥thousand) 32,346 24,585 43,859

Health Management Office

For the purpose of improving health and wellness of the employees, the Health Management Office has been established in LMO branch offices (except Kyotango Branch), where industrial physicians and public health nurses can work together and provide health counseling and consultation, etc.

Item JFY 2018 JFY 2019 JFY 2020
Number of cases 4,720 5,154 3,899
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