Oct 23, 2015

Top labor union Rengo to demand basic pay hike of 2%

Japan’s largest labor union will demand a basic pay hike of around 2 percent in addition to a seniority-based rise in the annual spring wage talks for fiscal 2016. The Japanese Trade Union Confederation (Rengo) made the decision at a meeting in Tokyo Thursday. ...

Key firms agree to hike pay scales

Mar 12, 2014

Key firms agree to hike pay scales

Many major firms notified their labor unions Wednesday that they will raise pay scales to conclude this year’s spring wage negotiations, responding to strong calls from the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to help end long-standing deflation. Toyota Motor Corp., which has huge ...

Feb 13, 2014

Pioneer's union to exit unified talks on wages

The labor union of Pioneer Corp. plans to withdraw from a unified campaign being pressed by an umbrella body for electronics makers’ unions when this year’s “shunto” spring wage talks get under way, sources said. Pioneer’s union wants to demand a monthly pay scale ...