On March 11th, Dr. Hartmut Seifert, heading the labor policies of the German Trade Union Confederation, visited lawmakers of the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan (CDP). He was received by Seiji Ohsaka, Chairperson of the Policy Research Council; Michihiro Ishibashi, Director of the Health, Labor and Welfare Division; Hideya Sugio, Director-General of the Bulletin and Information Bureau; Akihiro Hatsushika, Chief Secretary of the Project Team to study decent systems for acceptance of foreign workers and building a multicultural society; and Akiko Kamei, Director-General of the International Bureau. The group exchanged experiences on disparity adjustment measures for full-time and part-time workers in Germany and Japan.