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A win at Shinobu Food - 14 Jul 2011 - english - GeneralIn 2009 the General Union began organizing at Shinobu Food when a dispatch worker came to us with a Worker's Compensation Insurance claim. The union was able to help the worker in having their injury ...read more
Gaba manager takes the stand - come and watch! - 12 Jul 2011 - english - GabaA senior manager will take the stand to be cross-examined at the next hearing of our Labor Commission Case against Gaba. We expect this to be an interesting session.
Members and non-mem ...read more
Union members win back allowances at NOVA - 12 Jul 2011 - english - NovaWhile embassies were urging their citizens to evacuate from the Kanto region, NOVA was bullying "other language" instructors to transfer to Tokyo or have their allowances cut.
Members ...read more
- 12 Jul 2011 - english - Shane English School
Unemployment Insurance Update - 28 Jun 2011 - english - GabaOn 18 August 2010, two GABA teachers submitted an application for forced enrollment in unemployment insurance at the Shibuya Hello Work office. After almost 10 months Hello Work had still failed to i ...read more
General Union "counter sues" GABA for 58,000,000 Yen - 28 Jun 2011 - english - GabaIn October 2010, the General Union reported GABA to the Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission for failing to declare the presence of a trade union in their annual report to stockholders. Thi ...read more
July 10 - Teacher Development - 27 Jun 2011 - english - Others
Anti- Nuclear Power Demo Osaka - June 11 - 27 Jun 2011 - english - Others
March Against Nuclear Power - June 11 - 3 Jun 2011 - english - OthersJune 11 - the 3 month anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
The world is uniting and demonstrating against nuclear power. You can play a part in Kansai and Kanto. Come alone, b ...read more
ECC - Paid "Influenza" Leave - 25 May 2011 - english - ECCCompany Policy on influenza recently changed. This is another union success.
Union members were concerned that teachers with legitimate illnesses were disadvantaged by ECC’s evaluation ...read more