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 NTT West workers win compensation for unjustifiable transfers (January 16, 2009)
 Day of action held calling for corporate responsibility (January 15, 2009)
 Union wins direct employment for Japanese-Brazilian worker (January 12, 2009)
 Major staffing agency ordered to shut down its operations for illegal labor practices (January 12, 2008)
 Zenroren and other civic organizations provide relief to laid-off temporary workers in tent village (January 1 – 6, 2009)
 Workers standing up for rights (January 1, 2009)
 Temporary workers at Sharp plant form union to fight against dismissals (December 26, 2008)
 Shii meets with Toyota’s top executives at JCP headquarters (December 25, 2008)
 Isuzu revokes dismissal plan of contingent workers during their contract term (December 25, 2008 )
 Trade unions together fight against dismissals of temporary workers (December 25, 2008 )
 JCP representative in Diet exposes Mazda’s illegal labor practices regarding use of temporary workers (December 16, 2008)
 Foil 'political casualty' of massive job cuts: JCP Shii speaks on TV-Tokyo  (December 15, 2008)
 Fixed-term workers are key workforce at Toyota (December 14, 2008)
 Isuzu non-regular workers unionize against major dismissal (December 14, 2008)
 Contract workers at Oita Canon join union and keep places to live (December 12, 2008)
 JCP Chair Shii says struggle by contingent workers has begun (December 12, 2008 )
 More temporary workers at Isuzu go to court demanding withdrawal of their dismissals (December 10, 2008 )
 Labor Ministry orders its local bureaus to give corporations guidance over illegal dismissals of contingent workers (December 10, 2008 )
 Canon fires contingent workers while adding 280 billion yen in surplus funds (December 7, 2008)
 Zenroren calls on government to secure jobs (December 6, 2008)
 Shii submits to government an urgent plan to defend jobs and SMEs (December 5, 2008)
 Workers in rally call for fundamental revision of the Worker Dispatch Law (December 5, 2008)
 Union fights against IBM Japan’s 1,000 dismissal plan  (December 5, 2008)
 Contingent workers at Isuzu Motors form a labor union (December 4, 2008)
 Labor Minister promises to investigate Isuzu’s illegal dismissals (December 3, 2008)
 Ichida: Government is responsible in regard to three points concerning jobs (December 1, 2008 )
 30,000 contingent workers are set to be unemployed (November 29, 2008)
  Labor prepares Spring Struggle to break through economic crisis and win a pay raise of more than 10,000 yen a month  (November 28, 2008 )
 JCP chair urges Isuzu to retract its dismissal plan (November 27, 2008 )
 Isuzu will fire all its non-regular workers before 2009 (November 21, 2008)
 Japan Federation of Bar Associations holds a rally calling for Worker Dispatch Law to be revised (November 21, 2008)
 Toyota keeps 13 trillion yen in reserve, enough money to employ temps as full-time workers (November 20, 2008)
 JCP requests that Toyota Auto Body offer temporary workers full-time positions (November 20, 2008)
 JCP calls on Toyota Kyushu for job security (November 19, 2008)
 Zenroren recommended-nominee appointed to Central Labor Relations Commission (November 16, 2008)
 Drive Aso Cabinet into a corner in the struggle to defend working people’s lives (November, 14, 2008)
 Day of action held calling for getting rid of worsening living conditions (November 14, 2008 )
 Rally held to start joint action calling for drastic revision of the Worker Dispatch Law (November 14, 2008 )
 Labor minister says government won’t appeal ruling on nurse’s death from overwork in Osaka (November 14, 2008)
 80,000 medical workers take part in national day of action demanding drastic increase in medical staff (November 13, 2008 )
 JCP chair urges cabinet chief to stop massive firing of contingent workers (November 13, 2008)
 JCP urges Mazda to withdraw plan to lay off temps (November 11, 2008 )
 600 people hold a rally to urge Nichia to carry out its promise (November 11, 2008 )
 Toyota stops evading law in its use of temporary workers after being exposed by JCP chair in Diet  (November 9, 2008)
 Large corporations unilaterally stop hiring temporary workers (November 7, 2008)
 Aso Cabinet approves bill to revise Worker Dispatch Law (November 5, 2008 )
 Labor think tank proposes economic recovery by stimulating domestic demand (November 1, 2008)
 Nagoya District Court orders Toyota and Denso to pay compensation for work-related mental depression (October 31, 2008 )
 High Court recognizes nurse’s death from overwork as work-related (October 31, 2008 )
 People’s Spring Struggle Joint Committee holds meeting to discuss 2009 struggle (October 30, 2008 )

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