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Kansai Gaidai - 15 out leafleting! - 12 Sep 2013 - english - UniversitiesThe past year has seen enormous growth in our branch at Kansai Gadai but members are keen to see numbers increase even more - there is strength in unity.
This morning, fifteen people w ...read more
Peppy Kids Club Strikes - 5 Sep 2013 - english - Peppy Kids ClubSome time back, iTTTi Japan effectively fired our branch chair by non-renewing him after eight years at Peppy Kids Club. The grounds were flimsy at best and we believe it was for union activity. He wa ...read more
August 2013 Gaba Negotiations - new issues covered - 1 Sep 2013 - english - GabaOn Monday August 26th 2013 the Gaba Branch of the GU held negotiations with Gaba Corporation. Topics discussed included three main topics: paid training, a proper grievance procedure for dealing with ...read more
Union wins job back for fired disabled Nova teacher - 30 Aug 2013 - english - NovaNova recently fired a long term employee, and union member, due to his disability. This was part of a series of actions harassing our member because he is disabled. Needing the job badly, our member h ...read more
Collective agreement with ECC secures member employment - 19 Aug 2013 - english - ECCOn July 29, the General Union and ECC finalized a collective labour agreement over contract renewals.
This new agreement gives union members extra protection from non-renewal and the ne ...read more
Nova: Stop firing disabled workers! - 16 Aug 2013 - english - NovaEB is a long term employee of Nova. He was there when the bankruptcy happened. For some time now, he has had a neurological condition. It does not affect the quality of his lessons, nor has there been ...read more
Gaba Incentive Survey - 5 Aug 2013 - english - GabaFor lessons from May 2013 onwards Gaba changed the incentive system. Two changes were made: the first was paying an additional 200 yen for morning weekday peak lessons (the F-peak incentive), this was ...read more
Gaba pay increase - collective agreement signed - 3 Aug 2013 - english - GabaIn an historic first, the General Union and Gaba Corporation have signed a collective agreement guaranteeing a pay increase. All instructors will now receive an extra 200 yen per lesson for the first ...read more
Sexual Harassment - what happened to me - 2 Aug 2013 - english - Sexual HarassmentI’ve taught at my company for two years now and while most students have been perfectly fine, there have been two incidents that bothered me enough to request to have the students blocked from my sche ...read more
Autumn General Meeting & OPEN PUBLIC SEMINARS 秋季総会＆公開セミナー - 1 Aug 2013 - bilingual - OthersSunday, 20 October, 2PM to 6PM・１０月２０日【日】
at L-Osaka map・地図 in Temmabashi・天満橋のエルおおさか
Branch Meetings 2:00 (depending on branch...read more