Nichibei sued for 4th time for Unfair Labour Practices

Vice-president Noriko Kuroda continues to slander the union and its leaders despite losing the last case at Osaka Labour Commission.

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GU wins Shakai Hoken at ECC

After a hard fought fight, the General Union and ECC have signed a historic collective agreement over Shakai Hoken (Health and Pension) on 28th July 2006.

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HAPPY 25th ANNIVERSARY, NICHIBEI EIGO GAKUIN!

We, the union members at Nichibei Eigo Gakuin, would like to congratulate President Tamotsu Kanehisa and Vice-president Noriko Kuroda on 25 years of healthy profit-making.

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A Tale of Bad Faith and Slander

Nichibei Eigo Gakuin appeals to Tokyo Central Labour Commission against Osaka Labour Commission's ruling of Unfair Labour Practices Nichibei has appealed to Tokyo Central Labour Commission against the very clear ruling of Osaka Labour Commission.

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Nichibei Eigo Gakuin judged guilty of Unfair Labour Practices

On 7 June 2006, Nichibei Eigo Gakuin (Head Office Kita-ku, Osaka, President Mr Tamotsu Kanehisa) was found guilty by Osaka Prefectural Labour Commission of violations of Trade Union Law

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ECC Union Dues Chart

ECC members are required, except in special circumstances, to pay their union dues through a checkoff arrangment the union has with ECC. After filling out the required form, your union dues will be withdrawn from your monthly salary and remitted to the union. 

Click here to download the checkoff form.

 

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Sub-shifts- Are they legal?

More and more teachers are asking questions about ECC's sub-shift system.

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Strikes Averted at Matsushita-Excel

Teachers at Matsushita were all set to begin a series of rolling strikes from January 31st but last minute talks have resulted in teachers agreeing to put them on hold ・ for the moment at least.

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Best School Survey - Congratulations!

The survey results have been tallied and you've voted on the best ECC School out there. The winner by far is Nishinomiya. Teachers working there are impressed by the preparation done by the support staff at the school. In the Tokai region, the winner was Kanayama Honko.

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Court rules English language school Nova billed student illegally

KYOTO -- English language conversation school operator Nova Co. illegally billed a student when it refused to refund her the full price she had paid for classes she didn't take, the Kyoto District Court ruled.

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