The ILO issues its follow-up views on the JAL dispute

On 11 November 2015, the Governing Body of the ILO issued its 376th Report of Committee on Freedom of Association. The report includes its 2nd follow-up (virtually, 3rd recommendation) on the Japan Airlines (JAL) dispute regarding the dismissals of 165 pilots and cabin crew members by JAL. The Committee elaborates the background of the dispute […]

December 14, 2015

The High Court upholds the ruling against dismissed JAL workers

On 3 and 5 June, the Tokyo High Court ruled against 71 former Japan Airlines (JAL) cabin crew and 70 former JAL pilots. The workers were seeking reinstatement after being dismissed as part of the airline’s corporate restructuring in the wake of its 2010 bankruptcy. The court ruled: “the personnel cuts were necessary for the […]

June 10, 2014