Increase in Cancer Risk for Japanese Workers Accidentally Exposed to Plutonium

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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]

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]

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