Gaba instructors are employed as itaku contractors on a per-lesson basis, with no transportation allowance, health insurance, or other benefits.
Coco Juku instructors are generally employed as regular employees with the standard benefits.
Some Gaba Learning Studios have instructors who teach children in the “Gaba Kids” program. These instructors have done special training for this position, and these children’s lessons can be a substantial amount of their income.
The union is in the process of following this up with the company and will share more information about this development as it becomes available.