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 First woman head elected in Zenroren regular convention (July 31, 2020)
 Labor Ministry’s panel gives in to business circles’ pressure not to raise minimum wages (July 23, 2020)
 Pressed by union efforts, university hospital in Tokyo withdraws no-bonus decision (July 19, 2020)
 Union members sue Udon-noodle soup chain, seeking withdrawal of unfair dismissals (July 15, 2020)
 JCP Miyamoto urges gov’t to stop reducing numbers of ministry workers dedicated to fighting COVID-19 (July 2, 2020)
 1,500 yen nationwide minimum wage necessary to survive long-term fight against coronavirus: Zenroren (June 27, 2020)
 JMITU wins compensation for lost income of corona-affected contract workers at NTT subsidiary (June 22, 2020)
 Government workers despite cuts in workforce and budget fight hard against COVID-19 crisis (June 20, 2020)
 English teachers for children win direct employment by private academy (June 13, 2020)
 Death of sushi restaurant manager recognized as work-related (June 12, 2020)
 110K signatures submitted for minimum wage hike and for demand to protect workers’ livelihoods from corona recession (June 5, 2020)
 Non-regular workers account for half of coronavirus-caused dismissals (June 4, 2020)
 Agency worker at Honda subsidiary: Knowing nothing about workers' rights, we are treated like doormats (June 1, 2020)
 Amid coronavirus crisis, number of women non-regular workers decreases by 1 million (May 31, 2020)
 Hotel managers file lawsuit demanding withdrawal of unfair dismissals during coronavirus crisis (May 29, 2020)
 Union stands up against unfair dismissals by Udon-noodle chain under pretext of corona crisis (May 29, 2020)
 JMITU members urge their employers to secure jobs and wage payments during COVID-19 crisis (May 21, 2020)
 Role of labor unions vital to overcome corona-induced calamity (May 4, 2020)
 Workers in online May Day rallies: Loss-of-income benefits essential during COVID-19 crisis (May 2, 2020)
 Shii gives solidarity speech in online May Day rally (May 2, 2020)
 7 unions in building industry call for protection of workers from COVID-19 (April 29, 2020)
 Motion picture workers demand government support for their economic distress caused by coronavirus outbreak (April 28, 2020)
 Limo company agrees with union to maintain employment (April 25, 2020)
 Tokyo-based taxi firm uses the coronavirus crisis as pretext to force 600 drivers to accept early retirement (April 12 & 16, 2020)
 Protect workers from unfair dismissals under coronavirus outbreak[Editorial] (April 10, 2020)
 Labor union in Japan begins fight against US Dow Chemical’s unfair labor practice (April 9, 2020)
 COVID-19 crisis illuminates anew need to solve serious labor shortage facing nursing-care industry (April 6, 2020)
 Revised law on elderly employment enacted without workers' rights protection (April 1, 2020)
 H-bomb test victims file suit seeking seamen's compensation (March 31, 2020)
 Workers with disabilities in Tokyo form union (March 31, 2020)
 Ban on unequal treatment of regular and non-regular workers to be enforced[Editorial] (March 31, 2020)
 Court rules Hitachi's policy of holding individual interviews to press for early retirement to be illegal (March 25, 2020)
 Construction workers begin court battle to win compensation for health damage from asbestos (March 25, 2020)
 Non-regular employment rate is too high in Health Ministry to combat infectious diseases (March 20, 2020)
 Zenroren publishes urgent proposal in regard to gov’t anti-corona efforts (March 20, 2020)
 Abe gov’t seeks to promote use of elderly workers without legal protection (March 18, 2020)
 Unions and organizations for freelance workers call for gov’t financial assistance amid coronavirus crisis (March 13 & 14, 2020)
 Zenroren provides labor counseling to workers affected by coronavirus crisis (March 11, 2020)
 Director of Hansen’s Disease Museum commits harassment of staff members (March 10, 2020)
 Temporary workers on 'unpaid' standby due to corona outbreak win 'paid' work (March 9, 2020)
 Independent contractors for TEPCO subsidiary recognized as ‘workers’ specified in Labor Union Law (March 7, 2020)
 Construction workers rally to win better working conditions to attract young workers (February 20, 2020)
 JCP Miyamoto calls for promotion of sick leave system to prevent COVID-19 from spreading in workplaces (February 19, 2020)
 Aviation workers exchange views on ways to improve working conditions (February 18, 2020)
 Non-regular postal workers sue Japan Post for its discriminatory treatment (February 15, 2020)
 Central labor authority orders Emirates Airlines to reinstate 3 dismissed workers (February 15, 2020)
 Unionized media workers rally to oppose TV Asahi’s unfair dismissal of temporary workers (February 14, 2020)
 Most nursing-care facilities force workers to work two shifts (February 13, 2020)
 Amazon allegedly uses temps in violation of law (February 8, 2020)
 JCP Kasai calls for labor protections for gig-economy workers (February 5, 2020)



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