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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.

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

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 seek involvement in due diligence plans

24 June, 2022IndustriALL affiliate, the Japan Council of Metalworkers' Unions (JCM), submitted a request to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) on human rights due diligence.

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.

Unions at Tenaris take action on Mexico

10 February, 2013Unions at Tenaris plants will be handing out leaflets on workers' rights in Mexico on the days of action 18 to 24 February 2013.

IndustriALL renews GFA with Mizuno

2 November, 2020On 1 October, IndustriALL Global Union and Japanese sports equipment and sportswear company Mizuno, renewed the global framework agreement which had first been signed in 2011. Japanese unions UA Zensen and Mizuno Workers’ Union, Japan, are also signatories.

Japanese union leaders reiterate government demand to ratify Hong Kong Convention

9 September, 2015On 9 September, the Japan Federation of Basic Industry Workers' Unions, JBU, met with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, MILT.

Nuclear workers worldwide commemorate Fukushima disaster

1 April, 202125,000 people died or disappeared in the Great East Japan earthquake with a magnitude of 9.0 and the Tohoku tsunami on 11 March 2011. Union leaders from nuclear and energy sectors met online on 30 March to commemorate the ten-year anniversary of the Fukushima disaster in Japan.

JCM Spring Labor Offensive Status Report

11 April, 2013Every year in February, IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the Japan Council of Metalworkers' Unions (JCM) participates in the Spring Labor Offensive, where they submit demands to management on wage and working conditions, and engage in collective bargaining.