The Union is meeting with Management at the Tokyo Labor Commission to discuss the progress being made in the Appeals Court in terms of Mediation. The next Labor Commission is on July 30th, 11 AM at Tocho Building (Shinjuku West Side)on the 34th floor. Feel free to attend and observe.
The Union continues to push for 3% base up (cost of living increase) and one month’s bonus. The next Collective Bargaining session is in the Shinjuku LC Monday, August 6th at 10:30 AM. Members who would like to attend, please contact Begunto. (begunto1(at)yahoo.com replace the “at” with “@”)
The Union won the court case in Feb. 2012, but has been asked by Berlitz Management to enter into mediation. The next Court date (regarding the appeal) is July 5th at 11:30 AM at Kasumigaseki Tokyo Civil Court, room 808.
Michelle English’s court case against Berlitz based on wrongful dismissal based on discrimination continues. Her next court session is on August 1st, 2012 at Kasumigaseki Tokyo Civil Court 10:00 AM in Room 620.
BEGUNTO UNION ASSEMBLIES are held three times a year, and we want to give you enough notice to plan ahead to come if you can. The next one is AUGUST 25th, from 5 PM to 7 PM at our BEGUNTO office in Shimbashi.
Yancey Co vs the Shakai Hokken Bureau: The next court session will be Sep. 7th at Kasumigaseki at 10:30 AM. (Tokyo Civil Court)