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Starbucks Japan workers form labor union, plan to urge staff at other cafes to join 2023-11-30 [The Mainichi]

Small manufacturers' union demands record base pay rise 2023-11-21 [Reuters]

Focus: japan chocolate producers stamping out child labor in supply chains For more info 2023-11-12 [Kyodo News]

Workers form 1st Ikea Japan labor union to fight for changing time wages 2023-10-19 [The Mainichi]

Union Set to Demand More Pay Hikes for Next Year 2023-10-19 [BNN]

Largest Trade Union Reportedly Calling For 5% Pay Hikes Next Year 2023-10-17 [BNN]

Union-led ongoing campaign to demand a reform of educators’ working conditions 2023-10-17 [Education International]

Japan workers strike over sale of department store to US investment group 2023-09-03 [Jurist]

Sogo-Seibu strike shows risk of management snubbing union 2023-09-01 [The Asahi Shimbun]

Workers stage Japan's first strike in decades over department store sale 2023-08-31 [Reuters]

First strike in six decades closes famous department store 2023-08-31 [Digital Journal]

Seven & i department store unit union threatens to strike over Fortress deal 2023-08-28 [Reuters]

Hiroshima, Nagasaki Commemorations a Reminder of the Perils of Nuclear Weapons 2023-08-11 [ITUC]

Remembering the horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and renewing the call for a world free from nuclear weapons 2023-08-09 [UNI Global Union]

Public Workers May Get Biggest Salary Gains in 26 Years 2023-08-07 [BNN]

Public Workers May Get Biggest Salary Gains in 26 Years 2023-08-07 [BNN]

Japan Public Workers May Get Biggest Salary Gains in 26 Years 2023-08-07 [Bloomberg]

Sogo & Seibu union votes for right to strike over dep't store's sale to US fund 2023-08-01 [The Mainichi]

Cost of living: Japanese workers are finally seeing their pay rise 2023-07-07 [BBC]

Sogo & Seibu workers to vote on waging strike to protect jobs 2023-07-03 [The Asahi Shimbun]

Sogo & Seibu Labor Union Considering Strike Action 2023-07-03 [Nippon.com]

Wages are finally rising in Japan, as inflation eats away at consumer gains 2023-06-19 [CP]

Japan greenlights longer stays for more skilled foreign workers 2023-06-10 [Nikkei Asia]

Vietnamese worker sees 'distortion' in Japan's decades-old technical trainee system 2023-05-21 [Mainichi]

Kishida calls for waves of wage hikes to spread far and wide 2023-04-30 [The Asahi Shimbun]

Record wage increase for Japanese metal workers 2023-04-22 [IndustriALL]

Many Japanese firms set to boost pay as annual wage negotiations peak 2023-04-04 [NHK]

UNI’s Japanese affiliates lead historic push for higher wages 2023-03-24 [UNI Global Union]

Stable staffs go on strike, but races continue 2023-03-19 [Horse Racing Nation]

Why Japan's 'shunto' spring wage talks matter 2023-03-08 [The Financial Post]

Workers eye bumper pay hike in closely watched union talks 2023-03-08 [Saltwire]

Japan unions ask 4.5% wage hike, biggest since 1990s 2023-03-04 [Reuters]

Unions ask average 4.5% wage hike, biggest since 1990s 2023-03-04 [Saltwire]

Google workers in Japan have joined a labor union in response to planned layoffs 2023-03-02 [Yahoo]

Toyota accepts union demands for biggest wage hike in two decades 2023-02-22 [Saltwire]

Unions in Japan play key role in promoting due diligence 2023-02-20 [IndustriALL]

Organizers Remark at Zenroren’s 63rd General Council meeting 2023-02-20 [Zenroren]

Number of foreign workers in Japan hits record high For more info 2023-02-13 [NHK]

Number of Union Members in Japan Dips Below 10 Million for First Time in Five years 2023-02-09 [Nippon]

The Dark Side Of The Anime Industry 2023-01-29 [gamerant]

Japanese labour, management agree wage hikes necessary amid inflation 2023-01-26 [asianews]

Japan looking to introduce reforms to pay rises 2023-01-25 [hcamag]

Japan Inc is finally giving raises, just not to everyone 2023-01-20 [reuter]

CEOs Facing Inflation Are Talking More About Merit-Based Pay 2023-01-16 [financialpost]

Nov real wages fall most in 8 years, defying BOJ objective 2023-01-06 [Saltwire]

Foreign workers in Japan form labor union 2022-12-19 [NHK]

Against the “Japanese Dream”: Vietnamese student-workers in Japan 2022-12-13 [Asian Labour Review]

Delivery Workers’ Union Takes on Amazon Japan 2022-11-26 [Asian Labour Review]

Human rights due diligence in Japanese supply chains 2022-10-19 [IndustriALL]

On Okinawa Governor Tamaki Denny’s reelection 2022-09-16 [Zenroren]

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