In regards to contract laws, an unconscionable contract is a contract that is "so extremely unjust, or overwhelmingly one-sided in favor of the party who has the superior bargaining power, that they are contrary to good conscience".
These kinds of contracts are often deemed to be entirely unenforceable, due to the fact that no sensible person, were they suitably informed, would agree to them.
The key word here, however, is "informed".
Make 2016 a year of struggle! Let each union share their experience and together fight the good fight
2015, a year that will surely mark the start of a new era, is over. A new year has begun. This year even more than last, the Abe Government--based on that market fundamentalism they call “neo-liberalism”--is working on gutting the Constitution in order to push forward with military development jointly with the United States. When we look at the recent loosening of labor regulations, it looks just like some primitive kind of capitalism has come back to life, as if policy is now being made solely from the point of view of capital.
In has been a long road since Berlitz unilaterally set out to solve a problem that the General Union has long complained about.
Like many other companies, Berlitz has never paid teachers for the time they spend working between lessons.
While teachers have been compensated for their teaching time, the company failed to understand that this time is often used for preparing things, such as planning their next lesson, preparing textbooks, writing reports, and discussing issues with other teachers and members of staff.