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 Government panel on child-family support concedes balancing work and childcare is difficult (December 19, 2007)
 JCP calls for revision of Worker Dispatch Law ( December 18, 2007)
 Young contract workers win full-time positions (December 18, 2007)
 Motion-picture company agrees with union to review its policy of arbitrarily cutting retirement allowance (December 14, 2007)
 Stage performers achieve improvement in working conditions (December 5, 2007)
 Court rules Toyota worker died from overwork (December 1, 2007)
 Rally held in Tokyo demanding government redress discrimination against 1,047 railway workers (December 1, 2007)
 Newly enacted labor contract law will not protect labor rights (November 27 & 29, 2007)
 Cabin attendants sue JAL and its largest union for secretly collecting their personal data (November 27, 2007)
 JCP proposes amendment to the bill to revise minimum wage law (November 21 & 23, 2007)
 Government takes measures to curb intense taxi competition (November 21, 2007)
 Rally held to demand an end to discrimination against former national railway workers (November 19, 2007 )
 Young hairdressers form labor union (November 1 & 5, 2007)
 Government panel proposes basic labor rights for public service employees  (October 20, 2007)
 Amid deregulations, taxi fares are rising (October 17 & 18, 2007)
 Worker Dispatch Law must be drastically revised without delay[Editorial] (October 13, 2007)
 1,679 companies paid 22.7 billion yen in back pay in 2006 (October 6, 2007)
 New prospects are opening to achieve workers’ demands (September 20, 2007)
 Staffing agency-dispatched day laborers to get unemployment allowances (September 15, 2007)
 Over 1,000 claims for work-related accident compensation pending every year (September 6, 2007)
 Canon offers temp workers direct employment (August 30, 2007)
 Labor Ministry conducts 1st survey on ‘Net cafe refugees’ (August 29, 2007)
 Local public service employees’ union calls for human rights-oriented livelihood protection assistance (August 23, 2007)
 Temp agency’s business suspension causes day laborers to lose jobs without compensation (August 18, 2007)
 Nichia breaks promise with union to end illegal labor practice (August 17, 2007)
 Panel proposal for minimum wage increase is far from meeting the needs of workers (August 9 and 11, 2007)
 Temp agency Fullcast ordered to suspend business (August 4, 2007)
 Productivity increases but wages decrease (August 4, 2007)
 Zenroren holds General Council meeting (August 3, 2007)
 Zenroren unions press Labor Ministry to raise minimum wage to more than 1,000 yen ( August 1, 2007)
 Unionized non-regular workers win victory in labor tribunal (July 25, 2007)
 Labor Bureau-run employment seminars give guidance in violation of workers’ rights (June 27, 2007)
 Tunnel workers formally settle with the state (June 21, 2007)
 'Life-risking lawsuits' (June 20, 2007)
 Tunnel workers agree with government to settle lawsuits over work-related lung disease (June 19, 2007)
 Tunnel workers’ court struggle has forced the government to take measures to prevent lung damage[Editorial] (June 15, 2007)
 JCP Takahashi calls for establishment of national minimum wage system with hourly wage of 1,000 yen ( June 9, 2007)
 Toyota subcontractors paid Vietnamese trainees much less than minimum wage (June 1, 2007)
 Non-regular workers account for record-high 33.7% of labor force (May 30, 2007)
 Popular stage performers form labor union to fight wage cuts (May 29, 2007)
 Government panel calls for drastically relaxing working rules (May 22, 2007)
 May Day rallies take place at 369 locations across Japan (May 2, 2007)
 JCP May Day slogans (April 27, 2007)
 JCP Dietmember calls on government to put end to employers’ unfair use of foreign ‘trainees’ (April 21, 2007)
 Part-timers bill passed through Lower House (April 20, 2007)
 JMIU calls for establishment of foreign workers’ right to work (April 17, 2007)
 Labor Ministry uses staffing agency while instructing it to end illegal practices (April 11, 2007)
 Court orders major insurer to cancel its plan to abolish field salesperson system (March 27, 2007)
 Child-rearing flight attendants win suit against JAL’s pay cuts (March 27, 2007)
 Vietnamese ‘trainees’ call for unpaid wages to be paid (March 17, 2007)



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