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 May Day rallies call for wage hikes far outpacing inflation and for people-centric recovery from 2024 Noto quake (May 2, 2024)
 JCP Chair Tamura at May Day rally praises ‘militant’ labor unions (May 2, 2024)
 80% of non-regular workers in municipalities feel at risk of losing their jobs: union survey (April 25, 2024)
 Union requests OECD to push Dow Chemical to negotiate with union (April 10, 2024)
 Unionized security guards go on strike to demand drastic base-pay hike (April 4, 2024)
 IBM Japan’s refusal to explain unfairly-low wages for over 60-year-old workers ruled as illegal (March 19, 2024)
 Unionized non-regular workers at famous sushi chain ‘Sushiro’ go on strike for higher wages (March 13 and 17, 2024)
 Union urges Tokyo gov’t to withdraw its unfair dismissals of 250 school counselors (March 6, 2024)
 Female non-regular government workers paid less than 40% of male regular government workers’ wages (February 18, 2024)
 Zenroren seeks to turn Japan into a nation of rising wages (January 25, 2024)
 First International’s founding helped advance anti-slavery movement in America  (January 23, 2024)
 Yamato part-timers keep their jobs by joining labor union (January 11, 2024)
 Tokai University teachers and staff union goes on strike to demand higher wages (December 7, 2023)
 Zenroren stages day of action to push large corporations to stop their unfair labor practices (December 7, 2023)
 Union workers at Iwate Medical University go on strike to block cuts in winter bonuses (November 30, 2023)
 Starbucks Japan union formed (November 30, 2023)
  JCP and Denki-Joho Union agree to further advance labor movement  (November 8, 2023)
 Yamazoe: Yamato Transport should stop treating mail deliverers as expendables (November 2, 2023)
 Taxi drivers’ union opposes PM Kishida’s plan to legalize ‘ride-sharing’ for safety concern (November 1, 2023)
 Union wins withdrawal of layoffs of Yamato Transport part-timers (October 28, 2023)
 JCP releases bill to establish fair rules for non-regular workers (October 19, 2023)
 Yamato Transport part-time workers form union to demand cancellation of mass dismissals (October 14 & 17, 2023)
 Emotionally-ill NEC worker and union rebuff labor office claim for return of workers’ comp (October 13, 2023)
 Female union activists discuss ways to achieve gender equality in workplace (October 12, 2023)
 Zenroren-affiliated caregivers’ and helpers’ network holds assembly (October 11, 2023)
 Self-employed Amazon delivery driver recognized as eligible for workers’ comp (October 6, 2023)
 Denki-Joho Union holds regular convention (September 20, 2023)
 Jichiroren survey shows 80% of nurses at municipal hospitals 'want to quit' (September 12, 2023)
 Zenroren women’s section resolves to work even harder to achieve gender equality (September 12, 2023)
 Akahata editor in people's movements: all workers have right to strike (September 2, 2023)
 Unions urge Labor Ministry to take measures to eliminate hospital doctors’ excessively long working hours (September 1, 2023)
 Zenroren launches 2 campaigns toward year's end (August 25, 2023)
 French teachers at Athenee Francais go on strike to demand indefinite employment contracts (August 25, 2023)
 Union condemns Osaka Expo organizer’s demand for overtime cap exemption for Expo construction workers (August 2 & 3, 2023)
 Hirakata City mayor apologizes to city workers' union for unfair labor practice (July 29, 2023)
 Labor Ministry panel recommends minimum hourly wage of over 1,000 yen but allows further widening of regional gaps (July 29, 2023)
 Iroren decides to join Global Nurses United (July 19-21, 2023)
 Zenroren: Gov’t-proposed minimum hourly wage hike to 1,000 yen insufficient to cope with rising prices (July 1, 2023)
 JMITU calls for labor bureau’s instructions to stop Google Japan’s ‘maternity harassment’ (June 7 & 9, 2023)
 Minimum wage hike to \1,500 and eradication of regional gaps in wages urgently needed[Editorial] (May 30, 2023)
 New law not enough to protect freelancers’ labor rights[Editorial] (May 8, 2023)
 2023 May Day rallies call for ‘No!’ to tax increases to cover planned huge military buildup (May 2, 2023)
 Trade union think tank estimates that minimum hourly wage of \1,500 would create 1-million new jobs (April 13, 2023)
 JCP Tamura calls for improving pay equity among municipal workers (April 6, 2023)
 Union stages strike to block RIKEN’s massive dismissal of non-regular researchers (March 30, 2023)
 JMITU union’s fight against Google Japan’s forced resignation attempt (March 29, 2023)
 KLM ordered to provide open-ended positions to 29 Japanese contract CAs (March 28, 2023)
 Union workers at popular sushi restaurant 'Sushiro' go on strike (March 20, 2023)
 National hospital workers walk out at 140 facilities nationwide (March 10, 2023)
 JMITU union at Google Japan launches effort to block unilateral layoffs (March 9, 2023)

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