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Japan’s Welfare Programme and Stocks

All sorts of conditions are taken into consideration when changing occupations. At Amazon, we provide chances to work with highly capable associates on projects that provide opportunities for professional growth. Additionally, we provide all sorts of welfare benefits for eligible employees and their families (dependants). The welfare benefits vary slightly depending on the country, but we will introduce examples of basic welfare benefits for regular employees in Japan.


  • Health Insurance
  • Employee Pension


  • Defined Contribution Pension (DC Plan)
  • Integrated Welfare Organisation Life Insurance
  • Annual Medical Examination
  • Flexible Spending Account for Health Insurance and Raising Dependents

Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Benefit One (Corporate member services that allow the usage of various welfare facilities, etc. at comparatively low prices)

Time off

  • Annual Paid Leave (A maximum of 14 days during the first year)
  • Personal Leave (A maximum of 5 days per year)
  • Congratulation or Condolence Leave


At Amazon, we provide opportunities for employees to become business owners. We want all of our employees to think like business owners, so we give them stock as a part of granting them opportunities for ownership. Eligible employees of Amazon and related companies receive Amazon’s limited stock.