Nichibei Union wins major concessions from Company

Jan 24, 2000

AGREEMENT Nichibei Eigo Gakuin, hereafter referred to as ‘the company’, and the General Union, hereafter referred to as ‘the union’, have, as a result of the recent Collective Bargaining, reached an agreement, as expressed below, and hereby draw up this document of agreement, committing themselves to execute it in good faith.

Item: 1. The company is to get the agreement and approval of the union before making changes to union members’ working conditions.

2. The company is to pay for union members’ overtime group lessons by the hour in line with each person’s hourly rate.

3. The company is to make efforts to guarantee preparation time for group lessons by adjusting the schedule.

4. The company is to inform employees of their overtime hours (part-time lessons) every month.

5. The company is to inform the employees of the yearly business schedule in advance.

6. The company is to provide annual paid holidays in accordance with the law.

7. The company and the union are to continue negotiations on the placement of union notice boards.

24th November, 1994. Tamotsu Kanehisa, Chief Executive Officer, Nichibei Eigo Gakuin Katsuji Yamahara, Chairman, General Union “A”, General Union Nichibei Eigo Gakuin Branch (COOP) Chairman