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Toyota Union Seeks Higher Wages, Bonus in Negotiations

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Japan Toyota Union Seeks Higher Wages, Bonus in Negotiations [Bloomberg] 20-02-2024

Japan Major union UA Zensen calls for 6% pay raise to support BOJ policy shift [The Times] 02-02-2024

Japan Jetstar crews strike for pay, union rights [Green Left Weekly] 30-01-2024

Japan Pay hikes at small firms in focus at Japan’s spring wage negotiations [The Times] 29-01-2024

Japan Education union calls for government action as teachers average daily workload exceeds 11 hours [EI] 28-01-2024

Japan Toyota Motor union demands record 2024 bonuses [Saltwire] 26-01-2024

Japan Unions Amplify Wage Hike Calls as Negotiations Kick off [BNN] 24-01-2024

Japan Sushi restaurant chain slapped with labor advisory for rounding down work minutes [The Mainichi] 11-01-2024

Japan Kishida and Rengo chief amplify push for strong wage growth [The Times] 06-01-2024

Japan Top Union Amplifies Push for Bigger Wage Increases [BNN] 05-01-2024


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Toyota Union Seeks Higher Wages, Bonus in Negotiations 2024-02-20 [Bloomberg]

Anime and manga creators, dream workers pushed to the limit? 2024-02-15 [Equal Times]

Historic Wage Hike Demands by Labor Unions in Japan's Automotive Industry 2024-02-14 [BNN]

Unions of Automakers Demand High-Level Pay Raises This Year 2024-02-14 [The News]

Steel workers demand record pay hikes in spring talks 2024-02-09 [Saltwire]

In wake of JAL crash, air traffic controllers call for significant staff increase 2024-02-08 [Today]

Major union UA Zensen calls for 6% pay raise to support BOJ policy shift 2024-02-02 [The Times]

Toyota Union Seeking Higher Wages, Bonus in Annual Negotiations 2024-01-31 [BNN]

Jetstar crews strike for pay, union rights 2024-01-30 [Green Left Weekly]

Pay hikes at small firms in focus at Japan’s spring wage negotiations 2024-01-29 [The Times]

Toyota’s labor union demanding largest annual bonus yet for workers 2024-01-29 [Teslarati]

Education union calls for government action as teachers average daily workload exceeds 11 hours 2024-01-28 [EI]

Delivery workers' union seeks gov't help after Amazon Japan refuses collective talks 2024-01-26 [The Mainichi]

Toyota Motor union demands record 2024 bonuses 2024-01-26 [Saltwire]

Wage talks start amid hopes for return to 'virtuous cycle' 2024-01-24 [Nikkei]

Unions Amplify Wage Hike Calls as Negotiations Kick off 2024-01-24 [BNN]

Leaders Meet to Amplify Call for Wage Gains at Small Firms 2024-01-22 [BNN]

Top business lobby calls for worker pay raises above inflation 2024-01-16 [Reuters]

Wage growth slows sharply in November 2024-01-11 [The Star]

Sushi restaurant chain slapped with labor advisory for rounding down work minutes 2024-01-11 [The Mainichi]

IFATCA Warns Against Premature Conclusions 2024-01-10 [IFATCA]

Kishida and Rengo chief amplify push for strong wage growth 2024-01-06 [The Times]

Top Union Amplifies Push for Bigger Wage Increases 2024-01-05 [BNN]

Competitive pay at TSMC plant may ripple across Japan, beat inflation 2024-01-01 [The Times]

Saki Kumagai: 'There’s no going back' 2023-12-09 [FIFPRO]

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 Unions advance peace education for a brighter future in East Asia 2023-09-06 [Education International]

Japan Unmanned Japanese Stations: Boon or Bane? For more info  ActNOW!  2023-09-04 [eTurboNews.com]

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]

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

Global 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]

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This month in labour history


1-02-1947 On this date, the rival confederations Sanbetsu and Sodomei announced a national strike. Many unaffiliated unions join in over wage demands and the resignation of the government. [more]

4-02-1905 Wage tensions amid a wealth display by employers turn into an insurrectional strike lasting 3 days in the copper mines of Ashio, located a hundred kilometers north of Tokyo. [more]

22-02-1927 The first union for Korean casual labourers in Japan was formed: the Casual Workers' Union (Jiyü Rõdõsha Kumiai). [more]

23-02-1927 The first union for Korean casual labourers in Japan was formed: the Casual Workers' Union (Jiyü Rõdõsha Kumiai). It was organised by Korean anarchists Mun Seong-hun, Lee Si-woo, O Seong-mun, and others. [more]