Gvt Plans Carrot-and-Stick Tax Changes to Drive Wage Gains

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Company will pay part of workers' salaries in Bitcoin 2017-12-16 [Engadget]

Gvt Plans Carrot-and-Stick Tax Changes to Drive Wage Gains 2017-12-14 [Bloomberg]

Gvt promises corporate tax cuts BUT ONLY if corporations aggressively raise wages 2017-12-14 [AFR]

Workers feel guilty taking time off and use fewer holidays than their international peers: survey 2017-12-13 [Japan Times ]

Company will deploy music-blasting drone in bid to force workers to leave office 2017-12-11 [Independent]

Employees work so much that drones will soon intervene 2017-12-11 [Quartz]

Network set up to block dismissal of contingent workers at Tohoku University 2017-12-09 [Japan Press Weekly]

Largest labor union to demand 4% pay hike in wage talks 2017-12-06 [Today]

Workers can be forced to do overtime under labour union agreements 2017-12-05 [Asahi Shimbun]

Government workers’ union holds symposium on PM Abe’s misuse of power 2017-12-02 [Japan Press Weekly]

Women working harder but not getting ahead 2017-11-21 [The Economist]

Doctors in rotating shifts work 64 hours of overtime a month: union survey 2017-11-19 [Japan Press Weekly]

Zenroren holds day of action to fight against Abe’s labor deregulation 2017-11-19 [Japan Press Weekly]

Mobilized to remove anti-base citizens, many public workers claim mental distress 2017-11-19 [Japan Press Weekly]

Union efforts bring about better working conditions for nurses working night shift: Iroren 2017-11-19 [Japan Press Weekly]

Survey: 8% of doctors employed full-time never took day off during latest month 2017-11-18 [The Asahi Shimbun]

Court nullifies Emirates’ dismissal of three female workers 2017-11-13 [Japan Press Weekly]

Amid an Acute Labor Shortage, Japan’s Workers Endure Longer Hours, Less Protection 2017-11-13 [WPR]

Revised foreign trainee program falls short of getting rid of human rights abuses 2017-11-13 [Japan Press Weekly]

The Matagi, winter hunters 2017-10-20 [Equal Times]

Matagi hunters in danger of extinction 2017-10-20 [Equal Times]

Firm fined token sum after woman died from overwork 2017-10-17 [Guardian]

Big ad ageny found guilty of breaking working hours law by forcing workers to do excessive hours 2017-10-15 [Japan Press Weekly]

Parents of NHK reporter who died from overwork call on network to take action 2017-10-15 [Japan Times]

Journalist death due to ‘overwork’ 2017-10-14 [IFJ]

Labour office determines Tokyo stadium worker was overworked before suicide 2017-10-11 [AP]

Former workers exposed to asbestos urged to sue Japanese government to claim damages 2017-10-09 [Japan Times]

Young Worker Clocked 159 Hours of Overtime in a Month. Then She Died. 2017-10-08 [NY TImes]

Dentsu gets only small fine for overtime breaches despite outcry 2017-10-06 [Reuters]

NHK reveals journalist’s 2013 death was caused by overwork 2017-10-06 [Japan Times]

Female reporter for Japanese public broadcaster has died as result of excessive work 2017-10-06 [SBS]

70% of nurses suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome: union survey 2017-09-30 [Japan Press Week]

Jennings at JAW Convention: “We must build a secure future for the 99%” 2017-09-29 [UNI Global Union]

Post ordered to end its unfair treatment of non-regular workers 2017-09-27 [Japan Press Weekly]

Inspectors link Cambodian trainee’s depression to workplace abuse by Japanese co-workers 2017-09-18 [Japan Times]

Labor ministry’s panel begins discussing relaxation of working hourS rules 2017-09-18 [Japan Press Weekly]

Symposium held to discuss issue of overworked hospital doctors 2017-09-18 [Japan Press Week]

Large corporations’ internal reserves exceed 400 trillion yen while workers’ wages remain stagnant 2017-09-08 [Japan Press Weekly]

Zenroren takes part in fast food global day of action for decent wages 2017-09-08 [Japan Press Weekly]

Using legal loophole, Tokyo Univ. will stop hiring part-time staff working for more than 5 years 2017-09-06 [Japan Press Weekly]

At UNI Global Union HQ Japanese youth bring timely message of peace and nuclear disarmament 2017-08-31 [UNI Global Union]

Japan stubbornly sticks to coal 2017-08-24 [Equal Times]

Reverence for Robots: Japanese Workers Treasure Automation 2017-08-17 [USNews]

First reported death in Tokyo 2020 Olympics site 2017-08-15 [BWI]

Work-hour deregulation 2017-08-06 [The Times]

Rengo chief Kozu to remain at helm of nation’s largest labor organization 2017-08-02 [The Times]

Top labor federation backs off from supporting results-driven pay system 2017-07-26 [Mainchi]

Labor union body wards off ‘no overtime pay’ bill backlash 2017-07-26 [Asahi Shimbun]

VOX POPULI: Japan’s modern day work culture echoes that of Marx’s Britain 2017-07-24 [Asahi Shimbun]

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