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Union helps Saitama convenience store part-timers recoup unpaid wages

National Mar 16, 2016

Union helps Saitama convenience store part-timers recoup unpaid wages

High school students and others working as part-timers at convenience stores in Saitama Prefecture have recently won a promise from their employer to receive unpaid wages. The victory for the part-timers organized by the Tokyo-based labor union, BlackarbeitUnion, raises the alarm for store operators that ...

National Jan 16, 2014

Man arrested for pocketing salaries of illegal Cambodian trainees

Police said Thursday they have arrested a man on suspicion of pocketing around ¥5 million from the salaries of Cambodians working illegally in Japan as trainees. Hirokazu Inatomi, 64, a former senior official of the Inaho cooperative union in Shimotsuma, Ibaraki Prefecture, allegedly told five ...