Oct 14, 2016

Emirates airline is ordered to revoke Japanese employees' dismissal

The Osaka Prefectural Government’s Labor Relations Commission said Friday it has ordered Emirates airline to revoke its dismissal of three unionized employees. The commission found that the dismissals amounted to unfair labor practices. According to the order dated Tuesday, the three employees of the ...

/ Jul 20, 2014

Ricoh cancels transfer orders for 100 workers

Ricoh Co. plans to cancel job transfer orders for some 100 employees who refused to apply for early retirement, sources said Saturday. Some of the employees have filed lawsuits, asking a court to confirm that they have no obligation to agree to be transferred. ...

Strike-hit Toyota India resumes 'limited' operations

/ Mar 26, 2014

Strike-hit Toyota India resumes 'limited' operations

Toyota Motor Corp. said it has resumed “limited production” after unionized employees at its Indian plant refused to return to work following an end to a company lockout. The workers and the company’s management at two plants near the high-tech city of Bangalore are ...

Toyota to lift lockout at Indian factories

/ Mar 22, 2014

Toyota to lift lockout at Indian factories

Toyota Motor Corp. will resume production in India after an impasse with union workers over wages led to a temporary lockout and halt in assembly work. The carmaker’s Toyota Kirloskar Motor venture told Indian authorities that work will restart at its factories near Bangalore ...

/ Mar 17, 2014

Toyota shutters India plants amid labor friction

Toyota Motor Corp. said Monday it has suspended production at its two auto assembly plants in southern India in response to threats against management and “deliberate” assembly-line stoppages after efforts to hammer out a labor deal have failed. The world’s biggest automaker said the ...

Jan 21, 2013

Japanese execs shanghaied in Chinese labor dispute

Employees at an electronics plant in Shanghai who locked up about 10 of the company’s Japanese executives for two days to demand better pay and working conditions released them early Sunday after police intervention. Among the captives was the president of Shinmei Electric Co., ...