13 April 2018

ECC Strike Postponed


ECC branch members are currently considering an offer from the company.

Gaba: Instructors Views On The New Schedule Submission System

The General Union has sent correspondence to Gaba about the new schedule submission system, and will hear back on April 16th. Read more.

Unpaid Internships in Japan - A Scam!

A few days ago (at the time of writing), James from ALTInsider came across an unpaid "Internship in Japan: Assistant English Teacher (Instructor)" position being offered by GoAbroad.com (the placement company) on behalf of Little Star Co, Ltd (the host company). Read more.

Labor Update Bulletin #29 (03/2019)

This bulletin contains information on law changes that have either passed or are being discussed in parliament, court decisions, and other labor issues in Japan. Read more.

Union Kicks Off Unlimited-Term Contract Campaign

The changes to the Labour Contract Law allowing workers to apply for an unlimited term contract will start on 1 April 2018. Read more.