PSI and Jichiro speak at Japan CAS hearing @ ILC 2018

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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]

Japan Post to scrap housing allowance for regular workers 2018-04-13 [Asahi Shimbun]

Japan to Expand Program to Bring in Foreign Workers 2018-04-13 [WSJ]

'You fool! Quit your job!': More retail, distribution industry staff abused by customers 2018-04-08 [The Mainichi]

Aichi day care worker’s apology for getting pregnant highlights labor crunch in female-dominated sectors 2018-04-06 [The Times]

Cherry blossom flowers in long-running Fujitsu dispute - Japanese embassy in London tomorrow (Thursday 5 April) 2018-04-05 [Unite the union]

Japanese metalworkers celebrate wage increase 2018-03-27 [IndustriALL]

Insufficient wage gains 2018-03-24 [The Times]

Education ministry works to curb excessive overtime by teachers 2018-03-24 [The Times]

Facing labour shortfall, Japan firms turn to refugees 2018-03-24 [citizen]

Ikea Japan putting it all together for the future 2018-03-19 [japantoday]

Japan wants more women in construction 2018-03-18 [independent]

Japan's labour unions have won pay rise for workers 2018-03-18 [gulf-times]

Unions Squeeze Small Pay Rise From Top Companies 2018-03-16 [Bloomberg]

Vietnamese trainee made to do decontamination work in Fukushima 2018-03-15 [The News]

Labor unions at major Japanese firms secure wide pay hikes 2018-03-15 [Mainichi]

Ageing Japan: Prisons cope with swelling ranks of elderly inmates 2018-03-15 [CNA]

Japanese companies offering bigger raises 2018-03-14 [NHK]

Japan’s automaker labor unions seek pay increases in annual wage talks 2018-03-14 [JT]

Labor unions of electronics makers submit requests 2018-03-14 [NHK]

Revised labor law gives staff on fixed-term contracts a route to job security, but some firms are already finding loopholes 2018-03-14 [JT]

Japan Inc to raise wages but likely short of PM Abe's 3 percent target 2018-03-14 [Reuter]

Mayor in western Tokyo accused of repeated sexual harassment 2018-03-14 [JT]

RPT-Japan Inc to announce pay hikes, seen short of PM Abe's 3 pct target 2018-03-14 [Reuter]

Toyota group firms strike wage deals 2018-03-13 [NHK]

Hitachi agrees to give workers at least 11 hours off between shifts 2018-03-13 [Asahi Shimbun]

This is the Reason Why Toyota Won’t Unlock Japan’s Inflation 2018-03-12 [themalaysianreserve]

Construction: Japan's most unfriendly industry to women workers 2018-03-11 [The Financial Review]

apan Wants More Women in Construction. Pink Toilets May Not Be Helping 2018-03-09 [nytimes]

Japan Jan real wages fall at fastest pace in 6 months 2018-03-09 [Reuter]

Japan’s Unemployment Rate Drops to Uncharted Territory 2018-03-09 [diplomat]

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