Saturday, October 18, 2008

Tour Conductors Protest at Tokyo Big Sight ~ Video Uploaded on Union Tube

On Sept. 21, National Union of General Workers Tokyo Tobu's Hankyu Travel Support Branch protested at the World Tourism Congress and Travel Fair held at Tokyo Big Sight (See photos).The video is uploaded on Union Tube. Despite the rain, more than 50 tour guides, members of other Tobu union branches and supporters joined the protest. They raised large banners reading, "We demand better working conditions for tour conductors!" in front of the main gate at the venue, as they shouted, "JATA doesn't understand tour conductors' feelings!" Tour guides on buses passing by cheered on and sent out encouragements. Video (Union Tube)



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