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Fairness in the workplace - A Berlitz story - 23 Jul 2014 - english - BerlitzDisciplinary procedures and student complaints can cause a lot of stress for many teachers. Teachers are sent into a room alone to face people who are in a position of power and often feel bullied int ...read more
Berlitz teachers demand to be paid for all work - 13 May 2014 - english - Berlitz
Berlitz members meet to plan bargaining strategy - 11 Feb 2014 - english - BerlitzGeneral Union members at Berlitz will meet this Sunday, 16 February to plan their third round of collective bargaining. Current demands include a 7% pay increase, pay for lock ups, union representatio ...read more
A new wave of union activism in GU Berlitz branch - 26 Sep 2013 - english - BerlitzAfter 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
Berlitz - Report of November collective bargaining - 22 Jan 2013 - english - Berlitz1. 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
Bettering life at Berlitz since 1993 - 10 Jan 2013 - english - BerlitzDid you know that many of the working conditions that teachers now enjoy have been negotiated between the General Union and Berlitz?
Berlitz union wins raise, bonus in suit settlement (Japan Times) - 4 Jan 2013 - english - Berlitz¥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
Berlitz demands submitted for collective bargaining - 19 Oct 2012 - english - BerlitzUnion members at Berlitz sent seven new demands for collective bargaining to Berlitz Japan this week.
1. A courtesy call when lessons are cancelled late.
Berlitz teachers get ready for new demands! - 10 Oct 2012 - english - BerlitzBerlitz teachers in the Kansai and Tokai areas are continuing consultations with union members to gear up for a new round of demands and negotiations.
At this point most of the demands ...read more
Workers' rights to strike upheld Court denies all of Berlitz Japan's claims against union - 6 Apr 2012 - english - BerlitzDuring 2008’s shunto spring labour offensive, Berlitz General Union Tokyo (Begunto) demanded the first base pay increase in 16 years and began a long-term surgical strike campaign. Berlitz management ...read more