At UNI Global Union HQ Japanese youth bring timely message of peace and nuclear disarmament

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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]

Happy workers increase productivity, says study 2017-07-21 [Inquirer]

Job-changing reaches a seven-year high as Japan Inc. scrambles to cope with labor shortages 2017-07-06 [Japan Times]

Half of hospital childcare workers found to be temps 2017-06-30 [Japan Press Weekly]

Minimum hourly wage of 1,500 yen needed to cover basic living needs: Zenroren survey 2017-06-30 [Japan Press Week]

One woman’s suicide shines a harsh light on the plight of Japan’s doctors 2017-06-25 [The Times]

Plutonium found in urine of 5 workers exposed to radiation 2017-06-20 [Kyodo News]

Impoverished students march for ¥1,500 minimum wage 2017-06-18 [Japan Times]

Impoverished students march for ¥1,500 minimum wage 2017-06-15 [Japan Times]

By paying women less, is Japan deepening its own deflation? 2017-06-14 [Asia Times]

Increase in Cancer Risk for Japanese Workers Accidentally Exposed to Plutonium 2017-06-13 [Union of Concerned Scientists]

Union marks seven decades of commitment 2017-06-12 [Education International ]

Trainee doctor suicide recognized as death from overwork 2017-06-10 [Japan Press Weekly]

Teachers’ union survey: More than 30% of pregnant teachers hesitate to take maternity leave 2017-06-10 [Japan Press Weekly]

Teachers Union marks seven decades of commitment 2017-06-10 [Education International ]

5 workers exposed to radiation at Japan nuke lab 2017-06-08 [The Himalayan Times/AP]

Five workers exposed to radioactive materials at Ibaraki nuclear facility 2017-06-07 [Japan Times]

Part-time workers boost Japan's overall wages 2017-06-06 [MarketWatch]

URGENT ACTION: Workers at Asahi Australia need permanent jobs, not casual work  ActNOW!  2017-06-01 [IUF]

Job-juggling in Japan: a risky stunt with no safety net 2017-05-28 [The Times]

Japan’s migrant worker challenge 2017-05-11 [Equal Times]

Buddhist temple in Kyoto pays monks ¥6.6 million in unpaid overtime 2017-04-26 [Japan Times]

Japan’s ambassador urged to intervene in Fujitsu’s ‘shameful’ job loss dispute 2017-04-20 [Unite]

Language barriers at Japanese medical institutions put foreign patients at risk: expert 2017-04-20 [japantimes]

Yamato Holdings to pay ¥19 billion in unpaid overtime 2017-04-20 [japantimes]

Japan Proposes Overtime Limit to Fight ‘Death from Overwork’ 2017-04-20 [VOA]

Could you work 100 hours a month overtime? Japan sets new limit 2017-04-20 [alarabiya]

As Japan's economy upshifts, workers ask, 'Where's my raise?' 2017-04-20 [nikkei]

Striking workers ink deal with Japanese firm to get hourly payment 2017-04-20 [davaotoday]

Japan Needs More People 2017-04-18 [bloomberg]

Government panel to push limited regular employment system 2017-04-18 [japantimes]

Unite statement on Toshiba’s finances and the Moorside nuclear site 2017-04-11 [Unite]

More strikes at Fujitsu as ‘pay and pensions’ dispute hots up 2017-04-10 [Unite]

Stakes high as Abe eyes labor reform to boost economy 2017-04-10 [Japan Today]

Abe’s panel adopts pro-business action plan for ‘work-style reform’ 2017-04-08 [Japan Press Weekly]

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