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

Japan expects acceptance of 40,000 foreign workers in first year of proposed new visas rules: sources 2018-11-05 [Japan Times]

Abe's cabinet approves plan to accept more foreign workers 2018-11-03 [Nikkei Asian Rev]

Uniqlo replaced 90% of staff at its newly automated warehouse with robots 2018-11-03 [Quartz]

For work rules in Japan to legally count, employers must hammer them home 2018-11-01 [Japan Times]

Bullet train stops 'scary' safety hazing drills 2018-11-01 [BBC]

School teachers in Japan work more than 11 hours per day: survey 2018-11-01 [Today]

Japanese journalist abducted in Syria released and returns home 2018-10-31 [IFJ]

Hitachi, fired Filipino trainees reach agreement on compensation 2018-10-20 [Asahi Shimbun]

Why workers need better raises 2018-10-14 [Japan Times]

Gov't starts work on new growth strategy, with focus on labor reform 2018-10-07 [Today]

Tokyo 2020: Forum for Decent Work 2018-10-04 [BWI]

High-Level BWI Mission Visit 2020 Tokyo Sites 2018-10-02 [BWI]

Nursing care industry faces worker harassment crisisa 2018-09-24 [The Times]

Country lagging behind in attitude toward punishment for power, sexual harassment 2018-09-23 [ILO]

Construction sites seek to be foreigner-friendly workplaces 2018-09-06 [Nikkei]

Harassment of care workers can threaten welfare of aging society 2018-08-30 [The Asahi Shimbun]

Deeper Economic Ills at Root of Japan's Latest Sexism Scandal 2018-08-27 [Bloomberg]

Japanese, Chinese and Korean teachers raise their voices for peace education 2018-08-23 [Education International]

Many temp workers to see contracts terminated from September due to staffing law 2018-08-17 [The Times]

Remembering the victims of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombs -73 years on 2018-08-08 [UNI Global Union]

#WithYou: How women journalists in Japan are fighting harassment 2018-08-07 [CRJ]

Companies across Japan take action to protect employees from unruly customers 2018-08-07 [The Times]

Fighting back against unruly customers 2018-08-05 [The Mainichi]

New video released of missing Japanese journalist 2018-08-02 [IFJ]

Labor crunch is reshaping how companies attract workers 2018-08-02 [Reuters]

Response To Moorside Crisis 2018-08-01 [GMB]

Editorial: Minimum wage rise not enough to boost Japan's appeal to int'l workers 2018-07-31 [mainichi]

Government likely to raise bonuses for public sector workers for fifth year 2018-07-28 [The Times]

Educators in the EU and Japan demand education be left out of trade agreement 2018-07-18 [Education International]

Can a new legal framework for worker coops address growing inequality in Japan? 2018-07-05 [Equal Times]

Two Japan Supreme Court cases clarify when discrimination against fixed-term workers is OK 2018-06-24 [The Times]

Worker's pay docked for taking lunch three minutes early 2018-06-21 [RTÉ]

“Start immediately”: Japan opens doors to foreign workers 2018-06-19 [GCR]

Promote work-interval system to stop overwork 2018-06-17 [The Times]

PSI and Jichiro speak at Japan CAS hearing @ ILC 2018 2018-06-05 [PSI]

“Japan sticks out like a sore thumb” - Interview with Mr Atsushi KAWAMOTO, Jichiro President @ ILC2018 2018-06-04 [PSI]

Japan to ease language requirements for unskilled foreign workers 2018-05-30 [Nikkei Asian Rev]

In corporate Japan, little movement on harassment policies: Reuters poll 2018-05-25 [Reuters]

Opposition deal to tweak Japanese labor bill likely to get contentious legislation past Diet 2018-05-22 [The Times]

#BusStrike: Japan shows SA the way, as striking drivers hand out free rides 2018-05-07 [The South African]

#BusStrike: Japan shows SA the way, as striking drivers hand out free rides 2018-05-04 [The South African]

Okayama buses strike by continuing to run and refusing to take anyone’s money 2018-05-03 [Today]

Okayama buses strike by continuing to run and refusing to take anyone’s money 2018-05-03 [SoraNews24]

May Day rallies held across Japan 2018-05-01 [NHK]

Government to promote five-day workweek for construction workers hired for public works projects 2018-04-29 [The Times]

#MeToo Japan: What happened when women broke their silence 2018-04-25 [BBC]

Workers win biggest pay raises in 20 years 2018-04-16 [Nikkei Asian Review]

Japan to revamp checks on foreign workers 2018-04-15 [Nikkei Asian Review]

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