General Union - In the News!

You all know what the General Union does, right? Organize unions, talk to members about workplace problems, intervene on behalf of members directly with their employers, create a forum for members to participate in the union’s life, etc. But did you know that your union is also regularly in the news and is regularly asked to comment on issues which effect foreign workers across Japan.

Just recently the union was again in the English and Japanese press talking about problems which directly affect our members; ALT dispatch and Shakai Hoken. Find out about what your union has to say in these recent press reports. Japan Times: English Instructors hired illegally: union Japan Today: Union claims English instructors hired illegal at Aichi school Metropolis Magazine: Sick of it all Ran Magazine: Immigration 2010. Visa, health care, and your employer – p.34


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