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Disputes involving labor union require special legal expertise including expertise in the Labor Union Act. Any mishandling of labor union issue will result in (i) groundless accusation of unfair labor practices by labor union against the company such as company's refusal to hold collective bargaining, company's control over or interference with the formation or management of labor union by workers or company's detrimental treatment of workers, or (ii) labor union's petition to labor relations commission.
City-Yuwa Partners provides clients with appropriate advice including, among others, advice on how to approach negotiations with company's labor union on working conditions by taking into account the collective agreement and how to approach collective bargaining concerning the treatment of each labor union member. In such cases, City-Yuwa provides the clients with the most appropriate solution plan based on applicable laws, regulations, judicial precedents and other legal bases by taking into account, among others, corporate structure and financial condition of the company.
Recently, there have been cases in which employees of small and medium-sized companies and foreign companies without a labor union request for collective bargaining after joining a labor union independent from such companies. In such case, City-Yuwa provides appropriate advice on how to accept such request without being accused of unfair labor practices. Furthermore, City-Yuwa Partners provides detailed explanation on the matters to consider at the initial stage of collective bargaining and provide practical advice on how to proceed with the collective bargaining thereafter. City-Yuwa also attends the collective bargaining negotiations as necessary.
City-Yuwa also provides companies with advice on how to handle any agitation activities and complaint by labor union.
Further, City-Yuwa represents clients for any special procedures relating to unfair labor practice cases involving district labor relations commission or central labor relations commission in order to protect the clients' interests.
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