13 March 2018

Come Along to the General Union's Hanami Picnic

The General Union’s hanami picnic is just around the corner. Come and join us for lunch, and a few drinks with friends under the cherry blossoms.

When:        April 8th from 12:30
Where:      Minami-Tenma Park (map link)
Who:          union members and their friends and families
Cost:          1000 yen per person covers food and soft drink. Elementary school-aged kids and younger get in for free. We sell the alcohol.

10 March 2018

Gaba Instructor Schedule Survey

Instructors at Gaba have been expressing discontent with the recent changes to Gaba's scheduling system. 

Many Instructors work at Gaba largely because of the flexibility it offers, but that flexibility has been dramatically decreased in recent monthsRead more.

Labor Update Bulletin #28 (02/2018)

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.

We hope that some of this information will also be of interest to activists, supporters of the General Union, and those who want to know more about labor issues in Japan. Read more.

Latest Nova Court Update - February 20

Here is the latest update on our court case against Nova and their illegal "independent contractor" system. Read more about the caselodged in 2016. Read more.