Thursday, May 28, 2009

Change destructive Worker Dispatch Law fundamentally now! Appeal of1,000 echoes at unusually cold night


 On May 14, 2009, about a thousand people participated in a rally held atHibiya Open-air Music Hall in central Tokyo for demanding the WorkerDispatch Law be fundamentally changed. All opposition parties have begunjoining their hands to “ban registration for dispatch” and a jointbill for it is in sight. Representatives from the Democratic Party ofJapan, the Social Democratic Party and the Japanese Communist Partydelivered encouraging messages to the participants. Kamata Satoshi, oneof the facilitators, appealed, “A sharply increasing number of youthskilled themselves according to the 2008 statistics on suicide releasedtoday. Are we satisfied with such a society that people are in aprecarious life-and-death circumstance and lose hope? We have no choicebut to change such a situation”. In addition, speeches of courageoustemporary workers at Oita Canon and other companies were welcomed withapplause. Then, the participants marched to the Parliament for makingthe petition at the unusually cold night.


派遣法抜本改正の実現を!~寒風のなか1000人が声あげる

 5月14日夜、派遣法の抜本改正を求める集会が東京・日比谷野音で開催され、約1000名が集まった。「登録型派遣禁止」で野党の足並みが揃いはじめ、共同法案提出が視野に入るなか、民主・社民・共産など各党代表から力強い挨拶が続いた。呼びかけ人の鎌田慧さんは「きょう発表された08年の自殺者数をみると若い世代が急増している。国民が生死のぎりぎりに置かれ、希望を失うこんな社会でいいのか。この社会は変えるしかない」と訴えた。また大分キヤノンはじめ、勇気をもって立ち上がった派遣労働者の発言に、惜しみない拍手が送られた。参加者は、寒風をついて国会へ請願デモを行なった。

1 comment:

Brett said...

I missed it. Lets do it again. bigger next time, more pressure. Louder,longer, when's a good time? Where's a good place? BBQ, Camping, Brazilian music. Djembes. Bob Marley. Reggae.