Even when the coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused a decrease in business for companies, foreign workers are not allowed to be treated less favorably than Japanese workers just because they are foreigners. The Japan Government issued an employment policy to help foreign workers in Japan affected by COVID.
◯ For more info, kindly check this PDF link below to know more about the list of benefits and guides on each.
[Employment assistance | Ministry of Health, Employment and Labor – Leaflet]
◯ You can also visit 外国人雇用対策 Employment Policy for Foreign Workers page for more information.