Labor leader to push for 4% pay hike instead of higher bonuses in spring wage talks

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Parties spar over overtime system as government accused of bending data 2018-02-19 [Asia Nikkei]

Improving job security, working conditions top priority for Rengo 2018-02-19 [Japan News]

Japan Post union to lobby for temp workers 2018-02-16 [NHK]

Job security for irregular workers 2018-02-12 [Japan Times]

Job security for irregular workers 2018-02-12 [Japan Times]

Job security for irregular workers 2018-02-12 [The Times]

The false promises of ’clean coal’ 2018-02-05 [Equal Times]

Labor leader to push for 4% pay hike instead of higher bonuses in spring wage talks 2018-02-03 [Japan Times]

Labor leader to push for 4% pay hike instead of higher bonuses in spring wage talks 2018-02-03 [The Times]

Thanks to union efforts, fixed-term staff at JAL affiliate win open-ended employment contracts 2018-01-31 [Japan Press Weekly ]

Unions declare start of 2018 Spring Struggle for 20,000-yen monthly wage hike 2018-01-31 [Japan Press Weekly ]

Number of foreign workers in Japan at record high 2018-01-27 [NHK]

Toshiba to rejoin industry-level wage talks 2018-01-25 [NHK]

Annual labor-management wage talks begin 2018-01-25 [The Times]

England Pay boost for workers at a Japanese owned firm based in Cumbria 2018-01-24 [Unite the union]

Foreign trainee fatality data highlight safety and exploitation issues 2018-01-15 [The Times]

Japan Post's 'Yu-Pack' delivery service feels the strain 2018-01-14 [The Mainichi]

Toyota union to demand over ¥3,000 pay hike 2018-01-12 [The Times]

Union membership up for 3rd yr in row 2017-12-28 [Japan News]

Even a 1% Pay Raise Would Be a Lot for Workers in 2018 2017-12-26 [Bloomberg]

Workers in Japan may see 1% pay raise in 2018 as labor crunch intensifies 2017-12-26 [The Times]

Number of union workers falls to record low 2017-12-26 [NHK]

Union membership up for 3rd yr in row 2017-12-26 [Japan News]

Workers in Japan may see 1% pay rise in 2018 as labor crunch intensifies 2017-12-26 [Japan Times]

Tokyo University union succeeds in opening door for contingent workers to enter into open-ended contracts 2017-12-23 [Japan Press Weekly]

Many Japanese women still have to choose between having children or having a careere 2017-12-21 [Equal Times]

“Many Japanese women still have to choose between having children or having a career” 2017-12-20 [Equal Times]

Company will pay part of workers' salaries in Bitcoin 2017-12-16 [Engadget]

Gvt Plans Carrot-and-Stick Tax Changes to Drive Wage Gains 2017-12-14 [Bloomberg]

Gvt promises corporate tax cuts BUT ONLY if corporations aggressively raise wages 2017-12-14 [AFR]

Workers feel guilty taking time off and use fewer holidays than their international peers: survey 2017-12-13 [Japan Times ]

Company will deploy music-blasting drone in bid to force workers to leave office 2017-12-11 [Independent]

Employees work so much that drones will soon intervene 2017-12-11 [Quartz]

Network set up to block dismissal of contingent workers at Tohoku University 2017-12-09 [Japan Press Weekly]

Largest labor union to demand 4% pay hike in wage talks 2017-12-06 [Today]

Workers can be forced to do overtime under labour union agreements 2017-12-05 [Asahi Shimbun]

Government workers’ union holds symposium on PM Abe’s misuse of power 2017-12-02 [Japan Press Weekly]

Women working harder but not getting ahead 2017-11-21 [The Economist]

Doctors in rotating shifts work 64 hours of overtime a month: union survey 2017-11-19 [Japan Press Weekly]

Zenroren holds day of action to fight against Abe’s labor deregulation 2017-11-19 [Japan Press Weekly]

Mobilized to remove anti-base citizens, many public workers claim mental distress 2017-11-19 [Japan Press Weekly]

Union efforts bring about better working conditions for nurses working night shift: Iroren 2017-11-19 [Japan Press Weekly]

Survey: 8% of doctors employed full-time never took day off during latest month 2017-11-18 [The Asahi Shimbun]

Court nullifies Emirates’ dismissal of three female workers 2017-11-13 [Japan Press Weekly]

Amid an Acute Labor Shortage, Japan’s Workers Endure Longer Hours, Less Protection 2017-11-13 [WPR]

Revised foreign trainee program falls short of getting rid of human rights abuses 2017-11-13 [Japan Press Weekly]

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