The second International JILPT Labour Policy Seminar took place in Tokyo on 28-29 March 2018. The theme was “Looking back at the policy responses to changes in employment structure and forms. The future as seen from here”. In this era of globalization and large-scale innovation of information technology, labour related issues have become universal, spanning the globe. The seminar examined the major labour policy issues in the world today. The Seminar was instrumental in discussing current topics of relevance to Asia in a comparative perspective.