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 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)
 Unionized postal workers rally to demand substantial wage hikes and equal treatment for non-regular workers (March 4, 2023)
 148K signatures submitted calling for nationwide across-the-board minimum wage system (March 3, 2023)
 JMITU union formed at Google Japan (March 2, 2023)
 Zenroren agrees with small business association to cooperate in wage hikes and SME support (February 16, 2023)
 2023 spring wage offensive seeks to win substantial wage hikes to cope with inflation[Editorial] (January 29, 2023)
 Zenroren calls for winning substantial wage hikes through strikes (January 21, 2023)
 Zenroren: Keidanren should fulfill its social responsibility by offering pay hikes to counter rise in inflation (January 18 & 19, 2023)
 Zenroren in this year’s labor offensive seeks to win shorter working hours for all workers (January 12, 2023)
 Zenroren demands that regional minimum wages be increased again to catch up with rising prices (December 22, 2022)
 Like Germany and France, Japan needs to increase minimum hourly wage to cope with cost-of-living crisis (December 16, 2022)
 Unfairly dismissed contract lecturer wins reinstatement to former position (December 15, 2022)
 Hospitals using two-shift work system increases to record high: union survey (December 8, 2022)
 All parties in meeting with Zenroren discussing minimum wages call for nationally-uniform system (November 29, 2022)
 Zenroren women’s section holds workshop for protection of women’s rights based on international labor standards (November 22, 2022)

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