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Japan’s Rubber Unions Lodge 2020 Demands for Wage Increases

The Japan Rubber Workers Union Confederation (JRC), an organization made up of labor unions from various rubber-related companies, has set out on its annual spring labor offensive for 2020. Focusing on large manufacturers, the bulk of union demands have now come in. A survey based on information gathered at the JRC shows that as of March 6, 47 unions have...

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Rubber Unions Make New Demands for Wage Increases

The Japan Rubber Workers Union Confederation (JRC), an organization made up of rubber unions encompassing tire, rubber auto part, industrial rubber product and shoe manufacturers, has set out on its annual spring labor offensive for 2019. Focusing on major manufacturers, this initiative has seen the bulk of the relevant labor unions – of which there are 54 as of March...

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Rubber Unions Increase Demands on Tire Manufacturers

Member unions of the Japanese Rubber Workers Union Confederation (JRC) have submitted their wage demands at the group’s annual spring labor offensive, directing most of their efforts toward large rubber companies. Looking specifically at the per-company wage demands for 35-year-old workers in the tire industry, unions are demanding a 5,600 yen ($52.70) increase from Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108), a 5,500 yen...

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Japan Rubber Workers Union Confederation Successfully Negotiates Wage Increase

The Japanese Rubber Workers Union Confederation (JRWUC), comprising 58 member unions from the rubber industry, announced the results of its 2017 spring labor offensive negotiations to improve living standards for its membership. All 58 unions reached an agreement regarding the wages negotiated during the spring labor offensive and 53 unions reached an agreement regarding the negotiated lump sum payments for...

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