All Japan Construction, Transport and General Workers' Union

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All Japan Construction, Transport and General Workers' Union
Zen-nihon kensetsukōun ippan rōdō-kumai
Founded1999
Headquarters4-7-2 Hyakunin-cho, Shinjuku, Tokyo 169-0073
Location
  • Japan
Members
60,000
Key people
Kenya Sakai (President)
Affiliations Zenroren
Website www.kenkourou.or.jp/topmenu/topmenu.php

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), [1] the second largest of Japan's three main trade union confederations.

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History

Kenkoro is an amalgamation of a number of different unions that have merged over time. They include the Tetsudō Honbu (鉄道本部), which was formerly the National Railway Locomotive Engineers' Union (Zendoro). [2]

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References

  1. The Japanese Institute for Labor Policy and Training website II. TRADE UNIONS 2. National Confederation of Trade Unions Archived 2012-03-14 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved on August 9, 2012
  2. UNHCR website 2012 Annual Survey of Violations of Trade Union Rights - Japan. June 6, 2012 Retrieved on August 9, 2012