Feb 25, 2016

Mizuho union follows rivals in seeking no pay hike

The labor union of Mizuho Financial Group Inc. decided Wednesday not to request a pay-scale hike at this year's wage talks, given that the banking group has taken a battering from the central bank's negative interest policy, sources said. The union plans to gain members' ...

Nov 20, 2015

Nikkei denies it proposed any changes to FT pensions

Nikkei Inc., the new owner of the Financial Times, Friday denied that it proposed any changes to the British newspaper's pension contributions, which has reportedly led to its staff voting to go on strike. The Japanese media company said in a statement that it has ...

Cabin attendant strike prompts Lufthansa to scrub 930 flights

Nov 11, 2015

Cabin attendant strike prompts Lufthansa to scrub 930 flights

Lufthansa has canceled 930 flights scheduled for Wednesday at three hubs in Germany after efforts failed to halt an ongoing strike by flight attendants. The cancellations affect 100,000 travelers going to or from Frankfurt, Munich and Duesseldorf. They were announced even as the airline and the ...

Feb 20, 2014

Toyota regards union demand for wage increase as 'surprisingly high'

Toyota Motor Corp., the nation's largest manufacturer and employer, says the wage increases labor unions have demanded going into annual negotiations this year are "surprisingly high." The carmaker will wait until the negotiations are finished before saying whether it will agree to the requests, Senior ...