Japan’s largest labor organization called Wednesday on New Komeito and the New Conservative Party to review the draft government budget for fiscal 2003 in hopes of reinforcing employment measures, Rengo officials said.

Tadayoshi Kusano, general secretary of the Japanese Trade Union Confederation (Rengo), held separate talks with New Komeito policy chief Kazuo Kitagawa and NCP leader Hiroshi Kumagai in the Diet building, the officials said.

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