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The Japanese Trade Union Confederation (Rengo) said Monday it will demand both employment stability and wage hikes in this year’s wage bargaining to put the faltering economy back on a recovery path.

“Without demanding both wage (hikes) and job (stability), we would not be able to put (the economy) back on track for recovery,” Tsuyoshi Takagi, head of Rengo, the nation’s largest trade union, said at a new year press conference in Tokyo.

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