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2008 ECC Best School Survey

It’s that time again, time for the annual ECC Best School Survey. Can Nishinomiya (Kinki District) and Kanayama Honko (Chubu District) do it again and win for the second survey running?

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Nichibei English Service Branch Makes Shunto Demands

he Nichibei Eigo Gakuin (Nichibei English Service) branch of the General Union sent demands to Nichibei president Mr Tamotsu Kanehisa on 19th March for:

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ECC members demand pay increase and permanent contracts

The ECC Branch has submitted new demands for collective bargaining. Sick and tired of the stress of having to renew contracts every March we are asking ECC to abolish annual contracts.

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English Payslips Still Coming?

In March 2007, the General Union ECC Branch reported that ECC answered union demands for English payslips saying that they would proactively look into the matter. Nine months have passed and still no English payslips.

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Advice concerning Unemployment Insurance ('Rishokuhyo' and procedures for payments) for those who ha

All NOVA teaching staff were dismissed as of the last day of November, and were sent a ‘Rishokuhyo’ by the court-appointed receiver. Already, there should be those who are receiving Unemployment Insurance benefits.

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Living in Japan

Information on life in Japan

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ECC Frequently Asked Questions

Dismissals/Non-renewals Housing Insurance Unemployment Resignations Taxes Holidays - Annual Paid Leave Holidays - National Sick Leave

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Union's legal victories at Nichibei Eigo Gakuin 1998-

Note: These PDF documents are in Japanese only

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Nichibei Branch History 1993~

1993 February: 'Nichibei Teachers' Cooperative' is set up in the Tennoji school by General Union members to protect conditions.

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