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 Ex-KLM Japanese CAs win nullification of their dismissals (January 18, 2022)
 Minimum hourly wage hike to 1,500 yen would increase Japan’s GDP by 22.5 trillion yen: Labor think tank (January 15, 2022)
 Labor unions declare the start of this year's 'shunto' wage-bargaining negotiations (January 14, 2022)
 Court judgement nullifying NEC subsidiary worker’s dismissal finalized (January 12, 2022)
 Gov’t should introduce legislation to protect freelancers’ labor rights[Editorial] (November 24, 2021)
 Drastic gov’t measures needed to shift away from wage slump[Editorial] (November 21, 2021)
 Labor Standards Act should be revised to eliminate excessively long working hours and workplace harassment[Editorial] (November 14, 2021)
 Union urges gov’t to introduce legal protection for independent contract couriers (November 12, 2021)
 Female Mitsubishi Electric worker joins union to resist company’s ‘banishment room’ dismissal tactic (November 11, 2021)
 With help from union, ex-hotel worker in Miyagi succeeds in receiving compensation benefits for corona-caused leave (November 10, 2021)
 Union members request court to nullify Udon-noodle soup chain’s dissolution (November 3, 2021)
 Medical workers unite to realize change of gov't to protect lives (October 15, 2021)
 NPP contractor falsified workers' medical checkup results (October 14, 2021)
 80% of childcare and nursing-care workers 'want to quit' due to overwork (September 30, 2021)
 Electronics and information workers talk about importance of union’s role (September 22, 2021)
 Pushed by union and JCP, Osaka University decides to offer direct employment to contract lecturers (September 18, 2021)
 Zenroren demands income compensation for parents affected by COVID-19 school closures (September 16, 2021)
 National hospital nurses exhausted fighting against COVID-19: Union questionnaire results (September 14, 2021)
 Kenkoro annual convention resolves to realize minimum hourly wage of 1,500 yen (August 30, 2021)
  Osaka City's refusal to hold talks with city workers' union ruled unfair labor practice  (July 30, 2021)
 Annual convention of medical workers’ union calls for policies that safeguard people’s lives (July 21, 2021)
 Despite record increase proposed, minimum wage well below 1,500 yen demand (July 15 & 17, 2021)
 Teachers at Yamaha English Academy become company employees (July 8, 2021)
 65% of home helpers are not paid for waiting time between appointments (July 2, 2021)
 New-born union at moving company takes legal action against company’s union busting (June 30, 2021)
 Drastic rise in minimum wages and an end to regional gaps are vital (June 23, 2021)
 Olympus workers with disabilities hold 24-hour strike for higher wages (June 22, 2021)
 Young workers at moving company form union for better working conditions (June 18, 2021)
 Worker at ex-Sony subsidiary fighting against long-distance transfer amid pandemic (June 9, 2021)
 Parents of Toyota worker who committed suicide after workplace harassment win out-of-court settlement (June 8, 2021)
 200K signatures calling for better medical, nursing-care and welfare programs submitted to Diet (May 21, 2021)
 Union workers at Osaka hospital win settlement in lawsuit in dispute over 230 million yen in unpaid overtime wages (May 21, 2021)
 2021 May Day rallies appeal for need to replace gov’t to protect lives and jobs during pandemic (May 2, 2021)
 Non-regular hotel workers fighting for compensation for their unfair dismissals (April 22, 2021)
 Cinema and theatrical workers’ union begins legal action against union member’s unfair dismissal (April 20, 2021)
 Toshiba subsidiary worker’s suicide recognized as work-related (April 2, 2021)
 Asics promises to provide workplace environment free of ‘paternity leave harassment’ (March 30, 2021)
 JCP Fujino urges gov’t to improve safeguard measure for Vietnamese trainees (March 21, 2021)
 Court recognizes dismissal of contract lecturer by private high school as unfair labor practice (March 20, 2021)
 Calling for better wages and end to discrimination against non-regular workers, postal workers go on strike (March 20, 2021)
 Union’s strike succeeds in forcing NTT to promise to provide equal treatment to non-regular workers (March 16, 2021)
 NTT workers: NTT should provide pay hike, not lavish dinners for gov't bureaucrats (March 12, 2021)
 Use of 6% of Toyota’s huge profits will offer 20,000-yen monthly wage hike to all Toyota-related workers (February 13, 2021)
 Unions call for expansion of women participation in decision-making process in media industry (February 10, 2021)
 Tutors form union to seek equal relationship with 'Gakken' (January 27, 2021)
 Substantial wage hike in 2021 ‘shunto’ wage talks important especially amid pandemic[Editorial] (January 26, 2021)
 Doctors union calls for improvement in working conditions of 'unpaid doctors' (January 16, 2021)
 Zenroren activists exchange experiences of union’s vital role under pandemic (January 15, 2021)
 State of emergency will further push women non-regular workers into a corner  (January 7, 2021)
 Non-regular workers at hotels in Okinawa form union (January 4, 2021)

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