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The battle at Kansai Gaidai: GU wins continuing employment for members

Kansai University of Foreign Studies (Kansai Gaidai) in Hirakata city employs full-time "visiting professors" on one year renewable contracts with a five-year limit. However, the university administra more

Fear of criminal prosecution forces Tezukayama University to settle Labour Standards Law violation - 14 Oct 2013 - english - Universities

Standard - handcuffs University to blame for class cancellations, not the teacher. Have a similar problem? Make sure to contact us immediately.

Tezukayama University, under threat of criminal prosecu more

Kansai Gaidai - 15 out leafleting! - 12 Sep 2013 - english - Universities

The 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 more

General Union Schools and Colleges Branch: Stable employment for all teachers - 30 Jun 2013 - english - Universities

Standard - union Yes Cartoon Last year a bill aiming to stabilize the employment of workers on limited term contracts passed both houses of the Diet. The bill gives workers who have been employed contin-uously for over five years more

Part-time lecturers file complaint against Waseda Univ. for violation of labor law - 28 Jun 2013 - english - Universities

This is a reprint of a recent article from the Japan Press Weekly. It is important that members contact the union if they hear of instances where employers are trying to implement a 5 year maximum more

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