Union wins cap on consecutive teaching hours

Aug 23, 2001

In a letter to the General Union of 23 August 2001, Mr Tamotsu Kanehisa, President of Nichibei English Service, agreed to a cap on the maximum number of lessons in a row that teachers would be asked to teach. The main contents of his letter are as follows: General Union Chairman, Katsuji Yamahara 23 August 2001 We will adjust teachers’ schedules according to the rule below: 1. In case of Group Lessons, 3 classes in a row shall be the limit. 2. In cases only of Private Lessons, 5 lessons in a row shall be the maximum. This will come into effect from September 2001. K.K. Nichibei Eigo Gakuin Representative Director Tamotsu Kanehisa