Feb 14, 2018

Japan's automaker labor unions seek pay increases in annual wage talks

Annual spring wage negotiations entered full swing Wednesday as unions from the country's major automakers submitted their requests to management. Unions at Toyota Motor Corp. and Subaru Corp. have demanded monthly base wage increases of ¥3,000 ($27) at this year's wage talks, which serve as ...

Jan 12, 2018

Toyota union to demand over ¥3,000 pay hike

The federation of labor unions at the Toyota Motor Corp. group said Friday it plans to demand a monthly base wage increase of ¥3,000 or more at this year's spring wage talks. It will be the fifth straight year for the Federation of All Toyota ...

/ Jan 9, 2018

Japan's real wages mark first rise in 11 months

Japan's real, or inflation-adjusted average wages, grew 0.1 percent in November from a year earlier for the first rise in 11 months, on the back of a continued increase in overall wages, the labor ministry said Tuesday. Average total cash earnings per worker, including base ...