Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Female employee of “Toyoko Inn” sexually assaulted: Collective bargaining offered

A female receptionist of “Toyoko Inn”, one of Japan’s nationwide economy hotel chains, was sexually assaulted by a male customer. We, the National Union of General Workers Tokyo Tobu, offered collective bargaining to the hotel chain’s president Sawada Munehisa on November 8, 2010 after she joined us. Soon after we sent the president a request for collective bargaining by postal mail, the receptionist, her mother and union staffs held a press conference at the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (photo). This case was caused by the company’s neglect of duty of attention to safety for employees, as seen in its insufficient system to prevent a crime. The receptionist and we will demand the hotel chain management to apologize, compensate, and take preventive measures. (Suda Mitsuteru, National Union of General Workers Tokyo Tobu)


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