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Japan Actions

31 October, 2013This year the Japan Council of Metalworkers' Unions -JCM took action for the worldwide campaign to Stop Precarious Work on 25 October in Tokyo.  Members of JCM including

Hong Kong Convention on ship recycling boosted by Japanese ratification

2 April, 2019The campaign to clean up ship breaking – the most dangerous job in the world - has received a major boost as Japan becomes the first Asian country to ratify the Hong Kong Convention.

Japan's unions add their weight to Mexico action

28 February, 2013On 22 February, a delegation from IndustriALL affiliates of Japan (JCM, IndustriALL・JAF, UA Zensen) handed over a letter to Mexican embassy, calling on the below demands and discussed the labor situation in Mexico.

JAPAN ACTIONS

27 September, 2012IndustriALL affiliate actions to STOP Precarious Work

Japan

7 October, 2015On the occasion of the World Day of Decent Work the IndustriALL Japanese affiliates organized a number of actions on 7 October.

Asian oil and gas unions form regional network for broader cooperation

6 September, 2016IndustriALL Global Union affiliates in the oil and gas sectors from Taiwan, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia and Singapore met in Taipei on 26-27 August 2016 to create a regional union network in Asia Pacific region.

IndustriALL Asia-Pacific Trade Union Network for Takeda meets

11 January, 2019The second meeting of the Asia-Pacific region’s trade unions of Japanese pharmaceuticals multinational, Takeda, met in Tokyo on 15 November 2018. IndustriALL Global Union affiliates from Japan, Indonesia, Korea and the Philippines constituted this meeting of the global network committee. 

Japanese metalworkers celebrate wage increase

27 March, 2018Based on the financial results of 2017 and following a series of negotiations between unions and management of major Japanese metalworking companies, workers will receive a substantial wage increase this year. Smaller and medium size companies often suppliers to the big corporations of the sector will follow.

Japanese metalworkers secure major wage increase

26 March, 2015IndustriALL Global Union affiliated Japanese metalworkers’ unions achieved the largest annual wage increase in 16 years in their 2015 Spring Offensive. The Japanese metalworkers submit demands on wages and working conditions every February, and engage in collective bargaining.

Asia Pacific executive committee and women’s committee meet in Tokyo

20 January, 2016IndustriALL Global Union’s Asia Pacific executive committee met in Tokyo, Japan, on 20 January to discuss congress preparations, activities and projects.