Zen-nihon kensetsukōun ippan rōdō-kumai
|Headquarters||4-7-2 Hyakunin-cho, Shinjuku, Tokyo 169-0073|
|Kenya Sakai (President)|
The All Japan Construction, Transport and General Workers' Union (全日本建設交運一般労働組合, Zen-nihon kensetsukōun ippan rōdō-kumai) is a Japanese trade union group, which is usually referred to as Kenkōrō (建交労) in Japanese. It is affiliated to Zenroren (the National Confederation of Trade Unions), the second largest of Japan's three main trade union confederations.
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