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 Court says changing full-time employees’ status to that of contract workers is illegal (March 26, 2008)
 JCP exposes Japanese firms for illegally using Vietnamese trainees  (March 26, 2008)
 Osaka truck union branch wins wage hike above last year’s level (March 26, 2008)
 Improve care workers’ poor labor conditions: JCP Daimon (March 25, 2008)
 Aviation workers hold rally opposing plan to outsource cabin attendant jobs (March 25, 2008 )
 Isuzu in response to JCP says it will promote fixed-term workers to regular positions  (March 22, 2008)
 Zenroren launches non-regular workers’ national center (March 20, 2008 )
 Flight attendants fight for their freedom of speech (March 18, 2008)
 Workers, small business operators, and farmers stage protests against tax increases  (March 14, 2008)
 Union members take action throughout the country in protest against unacceptably small wage increase offers  (March 14, 2008)
 Large corporations are greedy (March 13, 2008)
 JMIU in Spring Struggle focuses on the issue of poverty (March 10, 2008)
 DYLJ and JCP demand government efforts to provide jobs for youth (March 6, 2008)
 Workers in Spring Struggle are demanding large corporations return a part of windfall profits to them (March 5, 2008)
 Isuzu Motor workers angered by 1,500-job cut plan  (March 5, 2008)
 Jichiroren in cross-country campaign to discuss defense of local health care services (March 5, 2008)
 JCP chair’s questioning sends shudders through Canon management (March 2, 2008)
 Zenroren holds rally to revise Worker Dispatch Law (February 28, 2008)
 Zenroren affiliated union stages protest against NTT job cut plan (February 28, 2008)
 Health minister expresses intention to address shortage of doctors  (February27, 2008)
 Toyota workers demand fair share of its huge profit (February 26, 2008)
 Canon to increase direct employment (February 21 & 22, 2008)
 Temps suffer from harsh working conditions (February 20, 2008)
 ‘Fight Poverty’ Day of Action held (February 14, 2008)
 Court orders employer accepting temps to compensate for work-related death (February 14, 2008)
 Union members urge Canon to fulfill its corporate social responsibility (February 9, 2008)
 Nestlé Japan infringes on union leader’s human rights (February 2, 2008)
 Company ordered to compensate workers for gender discrimination (February 1, 2008)
 Union and party representatives hold rally calling for drastic revision of Worker Dispatch Law (January 31, 2008)
 McDonald’s Japan ordered to pay overtime to manager (January 28, 2008)
 Zenroren proposes drastic revision of Worker Dispatch Law (January 26, 2008)
 High court orders private school to pay unpaid wages to unionized teachers (January 25, 2008)
 Zenroren establishes non-regular workers’ center (January 25, 2008)
 Court orders the government to pay compensation for unfair labor practice  (January 24, 2008)
 Drastic revision of Worker Dispatch Law is essential[Editorial] (January 21, 2008)
 2008 Spring Struggle action policy for fighting poverty adopted (January 19, 2008)
 Major hair salon chain forced to pay 338 hairstylists 48 million yen in back pay (January 18, 2008)
 Spring Struggle focusing on eradication of disparities [Editorial] (January 13, 2008)
 30 years of joint struggle of Nippon Steel workers and JCP wins extra pay for attending meetings between shifts (January 13, 2008)
 Widow of Toyota worker who died from overwork urges Labor Minister to take steps to eradicate karoshi (January 10, 2008)
 Spring Struggle starts with unionists calling for elimination of poverty through nationwide action (January 9, 2008 )
 Labor ministry to order staffing agency to stop double dispatches of temp workers (January 8, 2008)
 Major staffing agency to be suspended for illegal labor practices (December 23, 2007)
 Keidanren report shows business circles’ labor policies have caused serious conflict with the public (December 20, 2007)
 Government panel on child-family support concedes balancing work and childcare is difficult (December 19, 2007)
 JCP calls for revision of Worker Dispatch Law ( December 18, 2007)
 Young contract workers win full-time positions (December 18, 2007)
 Motion-picture company agrees with union to review its policy of arbitrarily cutting retirement allowance (December 14, 2007)
 Stage performers achieve improvement in working conditions (December 5, 2007)
 Court rules Toyota worker died from overwork (December 1, 2007)

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