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ECC - Open meeting for members & friends - 12 Apr 2011 - english - ECCWe are holding 2 open meetings. One in Nagoya and one in Osaka. They are open to members and non-members alike. Bring a friend. We will be discussing current talks between ECC and the union. We would ...read more
Are you safe at work? - 4 Apr 2011 - english - ECCWorkplace health and safety awareness in language schools nationwide is quite low. Each spring the General Union ECC branch submits demands to make ECC a safer place to work.
A spate of ...read more
General Union to accept donations for Tohoku Earthquake - 24 Mar 2011 - english - OthersThe General Union has cancelled this year's Hanami party and will instead accept donations in its place. The union will make an overall contribution on behalf of members, but we are still asking for i ...read more
ゼネラルユニオン、岡山市教委を提訴！ - 7 Mar 2011 - japanese - ALTs長年の間、小学校でALTとして働いてきた組合員２名が、岡山市教委に、2011年3月31日付で雇い止めを通告されました。ユニオンは、即、市教委との交渉を申し入れましたが、市教委側は繰り返し拒否。ユニオンは、大阪地労委に不当労働行為を申し立てるしかありませんでした。
General Union Sues Okayama City Board of Education - 3 Mar 2011 - english - ALTsAfter many years of service as elementary school ALTs, two union members were notified by Okayama City Board of Education that their contracts would be terminated as of March 31, 2011.
Gaba appeal rejected, sues government - 3 Mar 2011 - english - GabaAfter the Osaka Labour Commission issued a ruling that Gaba instructors were employees under trade union law in December 2009, Gaba appealed this to the Central Labour Commission in Tokyo. Despite the ...read more
March in March 2011 - Hibiya Park, Tokyo - 3 Mar 2011 - english - OthersIn consideration of the recent earthquake, the march has been cancelled.
Come along and show your support for foreign workers.
Time ...read more
General Union and Interac settle at the Central Labour Commission - 28 Feb 2011 - english - InteracGeneral Union members are set to benefit from a settlement brokered by the Central Labour Commission, on February 28, 2011.
Interac has agreed to negotiate with the union in good faith. ...read more
General Union celebrates 15 years at ECC - 26 Feb 2011 - english - ECCIn recognition of the 15 year anniversary of the General Union ECC Branch, we are making it easier to join than ever. Pay 1000 yen to cover your first 2 months of membership. After that, have your due ...read more
Gaba社が、国（中労委）とゼネラルユニオンを東京地裁に訴え。 「ホームページが名誉毀損」と、労組相手に5800万円の損害賠償裁判。 - 22 Feb 2011 - japanese - Gabaゼネラルユニオンのホームページの内、「gaba社の有価証券報告書 虚偽記載、及び不実記載の法違反が、証券取引等監視委員会に通知されました」の頁の削除や損害賠償を求めた、前代未聞の裁判が、gaba社によって起こされました。ゼネラルユニオンとして、これは多言語相談センターや労組のニュース媒体への妨害であり、損賠裁判自体が、違法な不当労働行為でもあるとの立場からも、会社を糾していく決意です。