Rengo faces key test in Upper House poll

/ May 11, 2016

Rengo faces key test in Upper House poll

The Japanese Trade Union Confederation (Rengo) is facing a crucial moment in this summer’s election for the Upper House.The trade union national center will put forward 12 officials as candidates for the Democratic Party, its largest number in a House of Councilors election. Rengo ...

/ Mar 15, 2015

Toyota salary talks settle on pay scale hike of ¥4,000

Toyota Motor Corp.’s labor and management have reached an agreement to carry out a pay scale hike of ¥4,000 per month this spring, the biggest since the automaker adopted the current negotiation format in 2002, informed sources said Sunday.The size of the hike is ...

/ Jan 21, 2015

Keidanren to back pay-scale hikes for second straight year

The nation’s leading association of business leaders said Tuesday it will support pay-scale hikes by member companies in the upcoming annual wage talks, adopting the policy for the second straight year.But the Japan Business Federation, better known as Keidanren, showed reluctance to accept a ...