GESS Who Just Got Sued?

Last Friday at the Tokyo Labor Commission, Zenkoku Ippan Tokyo General Union sued executive search firm GESS International for Unfair Labor Practices under the Labor Union Act (Act No. 174 of June 1, 1949) for repeatedly refusing collective bargaining with the union. (Unfair Labor Practices) Article 7. The employer shall not commit the acts listed … Read more

Zenkoku Ippan Tokyo General Union Sues Max Ali For Unfair Labor Practices

Today at the Tokyo Labor Commission, Zenkoku Ippan Tokyo General Union sued Max Ali (AKA Muhammed Ali Muhammed Mustafa, Japan Advanced Labor Agency, et alii) for Unfair Labor Practices under the Labor Union Act (Act No. 174 of June 1, 1949) for repeatedly refusing collective bargaining with the union and for failing to pay wages … Read more

Tozen ALTs Sue For Unpaid Wages

Yesterday, seven Zenkoku Ippan Tokyo General Union ALT branch members sued Japan Advanced Labor Agency head (and JALSS Representative Director) Muhammed Ali Muhammed Mustafa (AKA Max Ali) at Tokyo District Court for a combined amount of 1,943,760 yen in unpaid wages and transportation expenses contractually owed the members while they worked for Muhammed Ali Muhammed … Read more

Kanagawa PFT Petition

A petition addressed to the Kanagawa Prefectural Assembly, the Governor of Kanagawa Prefecture, and the Kanagawa Board of Education is being circulated by a group of concerned citizens in support of the teachers dismissed by the Kanagawa Board of Education last April, and calls for the return to direct-hiring in the schools. A copy of … Read more

National Union Voice

The Summer 2006 edition of the National Union Voice has just been published, with updates on our Berlitz and Nova Branches, as well as detailed information on your rights to Employee’s Health and Pension Insurance (Shakai Hoken), recent changes in National Health and Pension Insurance & social security treaties, and more.