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Berlitz Branch ベルリッツ支部
Improving workers' lives at Berlitz since 1993
Many of the working conditions that you now enjoy have been negotiated between the General Union and Berlitz:
- Enrolment in Unemployment Insurance for MG teachers.
- Enrolment in Health and Pension Insurance (shakai hoken) for those working 30+ hours per week.
- Paid holidays for MG and per lesson teachers. (collective agreements 1994 & 1999)
- Premium pay of 25% overtime and 35% for work on a set rest day.(collective agreement 1994)
- Right to refuse work on a set rest day or national holiday(collective agreement 1996)
- Pre-consultation agreement with the union before terminating, transfering or changing the working conditions of any union member.(collective agreement 1994)
- Grievances dealing with dismissals, health insurance, unfair treatment of teachers.
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After the biggest union meeting of Berlitz union members at the end of August, the union has submitted demands to raise wages, protect part time teachers from arbitrary cuts in lessons taught, and to ...read more
1. CTL Courtesy Calls
We have been told that MIs will be asked to inform the office staff to tell teachers about CTLs when possible. We wish to see if this is happening. Please let us kn ...read more
Did you know that many of the working conditions that teachers now enjoy have been negotiated between the General Union and Berlitz?
- Enrolment in Unemployment Insurance for MG t
¥110 million claim against teachers, union execs dropped, ending four-year fight
By JAMES McCROSTIE
The four-year legal battle between management and teachers at B ...read more
Union members at Berlitz sent seven new demands for collective bargaining to Berlitz Japan this week.
1. A courtesy call when lessons are cancelled late.
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