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The TUC maintains close relations with the Japanese trade union national centre, JTUC-RENGO engaging in regular dialogue on issues of mutual concern including, organising strategies, working time, labour marker changes and international trade unionism. We have recently signed a new memorandum of understanding committing to more regular exchanges of information and bilateral summits between both organisations.

Find out more about the JTUC-RENGO [www.jtuc-rengo.org]

TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber wrote to his Japanese counterpart, President Koga of RENGO to convey the deepest sympathies and support of the British trade union movement for the people of Japan as they face the worst disaster in 65 years.
15 March 2011
As the world marks the 64th anniversary of the use of Atom Bombs on Japan – Hiroshima (6 August 1945) and Nagasaki (9 August 1945) – the TUC is today (Sunday) linking up with Japanese unions to ask UK workers to sign a global petition asking the UN to abolish...
09 August 2009
The report outlines the main topics discussed during the recent bilateral exchange between the TUC and Rengo (our sister trade union national centre in Japan). It also covers a number of other visits and meetings held during the delegation's visit. The exchange formed part of our series of biannual meetings.
21 April 2008