Upcoming Solidarity Events

The General Union has grown a lot in the last year or so and with that growth come more responsibilities for us to participate in the larger labour movement around us. We hope that you can participate in some of these important actions.

If you can attend any of these actions by using the form at the end of this article.

1. Sanken Electric Tuesday, 16 November at 12:00 in Umeda (Osaka) 
Solidarity Protest Action to Support Dismissed Workers at a Japanese company in Korea.

2. Arrested at Sanken Electric Tokyo Rally and Held for Over Four Months
Petition to demand the swift release of our Zenrokyo brother, Mr Ozawa.

Download fillable PDF petition (English translation on pg. 2)

Download. Fill it in. Save it to your computer. And send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. us as an attachment.

Download PDF petition (English translation on pg. 2)

Download. Print it out. Sign the petition (bring it to work and get your friends to sign). Scan or photograph and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. No scanner? Can’t take a picture? Send it in the post to Osaka-shi, Kita-ku, Tenma 1-6-8-201, General Union.

Read more about Sanken Dispute including arrest of Mr Ozawa

3. Kansai Ready Mix Concrete Union Monday, 22 November at 14:00 at Osaka Superior Court
Rally at the court during Kan'nama second appeal case

Rally at the court during Kan’nama Second Appeal case

4. National Rally against union busting and police suppression Sunday, 12 December at 14:00 at Horie Park Osaka 
Read more about the Kan’nama police suppression case


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