Berlitz teachers demand to be paid for all work

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Are you happy with the ECC training system?

Nationwide instructors have been contacting the General Union unhappy about the current training system. Isn't it time you did something about your working conditions?

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It's on - the Berlitz Branch Summer BBQ

Date - Sunday August 3rd 2008

Time - from 2pm

Place - Temmabashi, Osaka by the river (Keihan and Tannimachi train lines)

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AEON Leafletting Brings Results

After just a few days of leafleting at AEON Nagoya training sessions, management is running scared.

Union member receives overtime pay

Before the union had time to formally demand overtime pay for our members, management has suddenly paid one member's overtime. Some Aeon managers will say you are not entitled to paid overtime. So why did they pay our members overtime? Japanese labour law clearly states that all overtime must be paid for.

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AEON does about face over housing issue

Ever wondered about leaving AEON housing? It isn't uncommon for teachers to be told this is impossible, that they must continue to pay rent until the end of their employment contract. This is untrue and a violation of housing laws.

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ECC - The Issues

Why 100 yen? Starting salaries for full-time instructors have remained constant since the 29.5 hour contract was introduced ten years ago.

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GABA Teachers Win a Pay Increase!

GABA teachers have unionized and are seeing direct results. Shortly into negotiations the company announced an across the board increase of 100yen per lesson for teachers: an increase of over 6% for the lowest paid teachers. Teachers with Belt training have received an increase of 200yen per lesson: an increase of 10% for many. Depending on the number of lessons taught, that is a monthly pay increase of 15,000 - 40,000yen per month.

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AEON Teachers: Working Too Much?

Learn how to say no to unreasonable demands on YOUR time. Join us in our campaign to win unpaid overtime.

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ECC vs. AEON

Compare conditions at ECC to teachers at AEON. This is why we want a decent pay increase and decent training pay rates.

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ECC Yen 100 Campaign

ECC union membership has voted and are launching the ECC 100 campaign.

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