Mar 20, 2017

Mixed outcome in wage talks

The results of the annual management-labor pay negotiations highlight the limitations of the Abe administration's drive to get export-led businesses to raise wages.

Mar 18, 2013

Time for base wage increases

For the first time since the 2008 failure of Lehman Brothers triggered the financial crisis, the wage situation for Japanese workers has brightened.

Feb 1, 2013

Give a little on wages

To help ensure a better future for Japan's economy, labor and management leaders should strive to agree on some improvement in workers' wages.