JAL decides to stop discrimination against pregnant FAs on job assignments

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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]

District court invalidates college decision to demote visually-impaired teacher to clerical worker 2017-04-08 [Japan Press Weekly]

Companies Hit By Severe Worker Drought 2017-04-06 [The Street]

Improve working conditions through joint efforts of labor, management 2017-04-04 [Yomiuri Shimbun]

Gaps remain in government's action plan for work-style reform 2017-04-04 [Nikkei]

Japan Inc. in grips of deepening labor shortage 2017-04-04 [Nikkei]

Major insurance company illegally forces workers to work long hours: JCP Koike 2017-04-03 [Japan Press Weekly]

Japanese Corporate Sentiment Improves on Better Profits 2017-04-03 [bloombergquint]

More cases emerge of service industry workers having wages unilaterally slashed 2017-04-03 [mainichi]

Ensure labor reforms have the desired effects 2017-04-03 [Japan Times]

Kansai Electric employees owed ¥1.7 billion in overtime pay 2017-03-31 [japantimes]

Breaking Through from Nagasaki to Dakar 2017-03-30 [uniglobalunion.org]

Why Japan’s Rail Workers Can’t Stop Pointing at Things 2017-03-30 [Atlas Obscura]

Gvt sets out plan to raise workers' pay, tackle overtime 2017-03-30 [Reuters]

Gvt eyes cap on overtime hours, equal pay under labor reform plan 2017-03-29 [Japan Today]

Work reform plan sets overtime caps 2017-03-29 [Nikkei Review]

Government eyes cap on overtime hours, equal pay under labor reform plan 2017-03-29 [Mainichi]

JEFTA: The TTIP-style trade deal you’ve never heard of – and why it matters 2017-03-29 [leftfootforward]

Overtime deal marks total capitulation by labor 2017-03-28 [Japan Times]

JAL decides to stop discrimination against pregnant FAs on job assignments 2017-03-26 [Japan Press Weekly]

Zenroren workers go on strike over minuscule pay increase offer 2017-03-26 [Japan Press Weekly]

Labor, management should jointly promote work style reform, wage hikes 2017-03-21 [japan-news]

Mixed outcome in wage talks 2017-03-21 [Japan Times]

Tokyo Disneyland part-timers get more pay incentives 2017-03-18 [Nikkei]

Seoul court orders Toyama firm to pay redress to female wartime forced laborer 2017-03-17 [Japan Times]

Japan’s labor-scarce building sites automating, turning to robots, drones 2017-03-17 [Japan Times]

Japan Turns to Robots to Fix Labor Shortage 2017-03-17 [Breitbart]

Yamato, labor agree on workplace reforms to ease strain 2017-03-17 [Nikkei]

Nonregular workers allowed to join labor union for Tokyo Disneyland 2017-03-16 [Japan Times]

Nonregular workers allowed to join labor union for Tokyo Disneyland 2017-03-16 [Japan Times]

Panasonic referred to prosecutors over illegal overtime work 2017-03-16 [Japan Today]

Japan Lays Groundwork for Free Education Policy to Help Economy 2017-03-16 [JG]

ITF backs Japan Uber protest 2017-03-15 [ITF]

Keidanren and Rengo agree to 100-hour overtime cap 2017-03-15 [Japan Times]

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