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 Labor Ministry panel’s minimum wage hike proposal insufficient to ease price surge-caused hardship  (August 3, 2022)
 JAL unions and JAL management sign agreement to work toward settlement of unfair dismissals (July 30, 2022)
 Zenroren ends its Convention after adopting gender equality declaration (July 28, 2022)
 Zenroren holds its convention with focus on gender equality (July 28, 2022)
 Medical workers’ union in its annual convention calls for politics that protect people’s lives and the Constitution (July 20-22, 2022)
 Scientific journal Nature covers Tamura’s Diet efforts to protect non-regular researchers from massive dismissal (July 22, 2022)
 Zenroren activists rally to push Labor Ministry’s council to increase minimum hourly wage to 1,500 yen (July 20, 2022)
 Zenroren survey proves unions’ demand for minimum hourly wage increase to 1,500 yen has legitimacy (June 25, 2022)
 Union asks JCP’s cooperation in efforts to win regular positions for non-regular workers in government sector (May 28, 2022)
 4,500 non-regular researchers at national universities and research institutes may face dismissals (May 18, 2022)
 Zenroren holds rally to increase efforts to achieve higher wages for all care workers (May 13, 2022)
 Workers in 2022 May Day rally: Protect people’s livelihoods during price surge! (May 2, 2022)
 As demanded by union/JCP, unemployment benefit program will assist pandemic-induced loss of employment (April 22, 2022)
 Lawyers set up network to support struggle of shift workers against unfair treatment (April 13-15, 2022)
 JCP Tamura urges gov’t to instruct RIKEN to withdraw planned dismissal of 600 researchers (March 29, 2022)
 Layoffs of 600 RIKEN researchers may engender 60 leading innovative studies (March 26, 2022)
 Unions stage day of action for a substantial wage hike (March 11, 2022)
 JCP Takahashi calls for ensuring 11-hour rest period for drivers (March 8, 2022)
 Osaka mayor vows not to repeat violations of labor union law (February 27, 2022)
 Measures to protect gig workers’ labor rights needed[Editorial] (February 21, 2022)
 Zenroren holds rally to demand application of labor protection measures to freelance workers (February 17, 2022)
 Teachers at English language school form union (February 9, 2022)
 Zenroren: Pushed by public criticism, business circle admits to need to use internal reserves (January 26, 2022)
 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)

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