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 Union at JAL subsidiary wins higher hourly wages for contract workers (April 10, 2018)
 Local labor authority: Renesas subsidiary worker's death is work-related (April 7, 2018)
 Union workers go on nationwide strike (March 16, 2018)
 Large corporations’ 1,500-yen pay hike offer is insufficient to enable Japan’s economic recovery (March 16, 2018)
 Labor demonstrations held in Tokyo for victory in this year's wage talks (March 8, 2018)
 Real estate worker committed suicide due to overwork under discretionary work system (March 6, 2018)
 Local labor relations authority recognizes Nissan Motor's unfair labor practice (February 28, 2018)
 Union succeeds in having dismissal plan canceled at national institute (February 27, 2018)
 Ocean research lab to JCP: we will retract decision to discontinue fixed-term contracts (February 22, 2018)
 Osaka court judges Japan Post’s discrimination against fixed-term workers to be unfair (February 22, 2018)
 Criminal complaints filed against universities over labor law violation (February 15&17, 2018)
 Cabin crew union urges Labor Ministry to instruct KLM to comply with Japan’s labor law (February 15, 2018)
 Abe admits discretionary work system won't contribute to reducing working hours (February 15, 2018)
 Memphis sanitation workers’ historic strike relayed to fight for $15 (February 9, 2018)
 Court recognizes traffic death of interior plant service company worker as work-related (February 9, 2018)
  Trade minister promises JCP Tamura not to allow JETRO to evade labor law  (February 2, 2018)
 Trucking companies and drivers to transport ministry: Fair price needed to ensure safe transportation (January 30, 2018)
 JCP lawmakers to gov't: Don't allow employers to circumvent labor law (January 25, 2018)
 Joint efforts of JCP and labor union overturn denial of workers’ compensation benefits (January 24, 2018)
 Labor thinktank: 20,000-yen wage hike needed to boost household consumption (January 19, 2018)
 Unions declare start of 2018 Spring Struggle for 20,000-yen monthly wage hike (January 18 &19, 2018)
 Thanks to union efforts, fixed-term staff at JAL affiliate win open-ended employment contracts (January 17, 2018)
 Use of just small portion of internal reserves will increase Toyota regular workers’ monthly wages by 20,000 yen (January 12, 2018)
 Part-time lecturers form union to fight back against university’s massive job-cut plan (January 10, 2018)
 Union at Sony propels its labor campaign to success (January 4, 2017)
 1,349 corporations paid 12.7 billion yen in back pay for overtime in 2016 (December 22, 2017)
 Tokyo University union succeeds in opening door for contingent workers to enter into open-ended contracts (December 14, 2017)
 Network set up to block dismissal of contingent workers at Tohoku University (November 30, 2017)
 Government workers’ union holds symposium on PM Abe’s misuse of power (November 24, 2107)
 Union efforts bring about better working conditions for nurses working night shift: Iroren (November 14, 2017)
 Doctors in rotating shifts work 64 hours of overtime a month: union survey (November 11, 2017)
 Mobilized to remove anti-base citizens, many public workers claim mental distress (November 10, 2017)
 Zenroren holds day of action to fight against Abe’s labor deregulation (November 9, 2017)
 Court nullifies Emirates’ dismissal of three female workers (November 6, 2017)
 Revised foreign trainee program falls short of getting rid of human rights abuses (November 1, 2017)
 ‘Work-style reform’ to protect workers from ‘karoshi’ is necessary[Editorial] (October 23, 2017)
 Female workers at medical device maker forced to resign due to power harassment: High court (October 20, 2017)
 With JCP efforts, names of 478 ‘evil corporations’ go on Labor Ministry website (October 19, 2017)
 Many Toshiba workers concerned that they might be dismissed (October 17, 2017)
 Tokyo University to provide direct employment to 3,000 part-time lecturers (October 17, 2017)
 Dentsu found guilty of violating working hour rules (October 7, 2017)
 70% of nurses suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome: union survey (September 21, 2017)
 Japan Post ordered to end its unfair treatment of non-regular workers  (September 15, 2017)
 Symposium held to discuss issue of overworked hospital doctors (September 10, 2017)
 Labor ministry’s panel begins discussing relaxation of working hour rules (September 9, 2017)
 Zenroren takes part in fast food global day of action for decent wages (September 4, 2017)
 Using legal loophole, Tokyo Univ. will stop hiring part-time staff working for more than 5 years (August 24, 2017)
 JCP efforts in Diet push major insurance company to stop imposing long working hours on workers (August 1, 2017)
 Labor ministry council turns its back on workers’ demand for minimum wage hike to 1,000 yen (July 27, 2017)
 Worker committed suicide due to overwork associated with construction of 2020 Olympic stadium (July 21, 2017)

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