Uber Eats delivery staff in Japan to launch labor union as they dispute their 'contractor' status

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Japan's Sumitomo under fire over labor dispute in Philippines 2019-06-18 [Kyodo News]

Uber Eats delivery staff in Japan to launch labor union as they dispute their 'contractor' status 2019-06-13 [Japan Times]

Uber Eats delivery staff in Japan to launch labor union as they dispute their 'contractor' status 2019-06-13 [The Times]

Government inches toward easing foreign workers' culture shock 2019-06-11 [Asian Review]

Human rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympic venues 2019-06-09 [Today]

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics 2019-06-07 [The Post]

IndustriALL files complaint against Tokyo 2020 Olympic partner, Mitsubishi Electric 2019-06-05 [IndustriALL]

A Letter from UID-DER Women’s Committee to Akiko Hoshino 2019-06-04 [uidder.org]

Grief following the attack on schoolchildren in Kawasaki 2019-05-30 [Education International]

Theatre for Fukushima: voices from the silence 2019-05-20 [Equal Times]

New Retirement Age 65, for Postal Workers 2019-05-16 [UNI Global Union]

BWI Report demands active trade union role in Tokyo 2020 Olympics 2019-05-16 [BWI]

England Honda accused of ‘betrayal’ after carmaker confirms Swindon closure 2019-05-14 [Unite the union]

Foreign workers call for better work conditions at Tokyo rally 2019-04-28 [The Asahi Shimbun]

TEPCO to employ foreign workers at Fukushima plant under new visa system 2019-04-19 [The Times]

Standing up for downtrodden foreign interns working in Japan 2019-04-16 [The Asahi Shimbun]

Hong Kong Convention on ship recycling boosted by Japanese ratification 2019-04-02 [IndustriALL]

Survey finds that 50% of Japan's home care workers experienced harassment in 2018 2019-03-25 [The Times]

Vietnamese workers, streaming to Japan, face risks as labor system opens up 2019-03-21 [Today]

Government warns firms not to fire pregnant foreign trainees, as interns fear impact on work status 2019-03-14 [The Times]

At the University of Tokyo, there is power in a union 2019-03-11 [The Times]

Nepal and Japan to finalise labour migration mechanisms within March 2019-03-06 [http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com]

Gov't under fire for watered-down sexual harassment countermeasures 2019-02-10 [Today]

Hokkaido offers nursing scholarships to foreign workers amid labor shortage 2019-02-03 [Japan Times]

Largest labor union placing priority on closing income gap over base pay hikes 2019-01-29 [The Mainichi]

Businesses look to smooth way for jump in foreign workers to Japan 2019-01-22 [JP]

Nepal-Japan to devise labour mechanism for migration of Nepali workers 2019-01-18 [http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com]

As Japan Tries Out Immigration, Migrant Workers Complain Of Exploitation 2019-01-16 [NPR]

Labour departures for Japan possible by April this year http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2019-01-13/labour-departures-for-japan-possible-by-april-this-year 2019-01-13 [http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com]

Japan Will Seek to Prevent Foreign Workers Drifting to Cities 2018-12-26 [Bloomberg]

Japan approves 126 measures to attract more foreign workers 2018-12-26 [Nikkei Asian Review]

Japan Enacts a Revised Water Supply Act to all for-profit PPPs 2018-12-19 [PSI]

Toyota union mulls focusing on total pay in wage talks 2018-12-19 [Mainichi]

Decision to permit more foreign workers draws praise from big business, fear from municipalities 2018-12-09 [Japan Times]

Facing Critical Labor Shortage, Japan Opens Door Wider To Foreign Workers 2018-12-08 [NPR]

Shrinking Japan OKs divisive bill to get more foreign labor 2018-12-07 [Albany Times Union]

Sharp contractors axe 3,000 staff as iPhone sensor output shifts: union 2018-12-05 [Today]

Labor union says 3,000 foreign workers laid off at Sharp plant 2018-12-04 [Japan Times]

46 Chinese workers disappear in Hokkaido after 11 arrested over visa issues 2018-12-04 [Japan Times]

Human Rights Watch Letter to Labour Policy Council Re: Draft Paper on Combatting Violence and Harassment at Work 2018-12-03 [HRW]

Japan's foreign workers increasingly join labor unions 2018-11-27 [Nikkei Asian Rev]

3,000 foreign employees join ramen noodle shop’s workers union 2018-11-22 [Japan Times]

Japan wakes up to exploitation of foreign workers as immigration debate rages 2018-11-22 [Wash Post]

3,000 foreign employees join ramen noodle shop’s workers union 2018-11-21 [The Times]

Shrinking Japan: Woes of technical trainees spur response from some firms 2018-11-21 [The Mainichi]

Country wakes up to exploitation of foreign workers as immigration debate rages 2018-11-21 [The Post]

Abe Dials Back Foreign-Worker Plan Despite Labor Shortage 2018-11-16 [Bloomberg]

More than 345,000 foreign workers predicted to come to Japan under new visas: government 2018-11-15 [Japan Times]

The changing face of Japan: labour shortage opens doors to immigrant workers 2018-11-09 [Guardian]

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