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4 January 2016

Japan: JAL cabin attendants to be given regular contracts

In December 2015, the management of Japan Airlines informed the Cabin Crew Union that it would abandon its practice of hiring cabin attendants on an irregular basis for the first three years of their employment, and would award all cabin attendants re...

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3 September 2015

Japan: Stewardess sues JAL for cutting pay during pregnancy

  A JAL stewardess has sued the airline for allegedly forcing her to go on leave without pay during her pregnancy. Pregnant JAL stewardesses are entitled to either go on leave or to be switched to ground duty during their pregnancy. In her case, JAL a...

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17 April 2015

Japan: Japan Airlines joins Sedex

Japan Airlines (JAL) has joined Sedex, the "collaborative platform for sharing ethical supply chain data" (from Sedex website). JAL is the first Asian airline to join Sedex, and just the second Japanese company (the pharmaceutical manufacturer Kao...

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28 January 2013

Exclusive: Japan eased safety standards ahead of Boeing 787 rollout

Author: Mari Saito and Tim Kelly, Reuters

Japan's government stepped in to give Boeing Co's now-grounded 787 Dreamliner and its made-in-Japan technology a boost in 2008 by easing safety regulations, fast-tracking...rollout...for Japan's biggest airlines, according to records and participants...

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4 February 2012

Worker run over by Boeing 787 at Paine Field [USA]

Author: KOMO News [USA]

Emergency crews were able to rescue a worker who was trapped underneath the tires of a Boeing 787 at Paine Field...The Japan Airlines plane was being towed...when a member of the Boeing ground crew was run over, according to Paine Field Airport...

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24 December 2010

JAL fined for age discrimination [Taiwan]

Author: Mo Yan-chih, Taipei Times [Taiwan]

Taipei City’s Department of Labor Affairs yesterday fined Japan Airlines’ (JAL) Taiwan branch NT$600,000 for age discrimination in the workplace. The fine stemmed from a layoff in July of 70 Taiwanese flight attendants, including 18 senior employees...

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10 December 2008

CEO Statement - List of companies

Author: UN Global Compact

The chief executives of the following 245 companies have expressed interest in signing the statement: 4C Strategies, A. Raymond, A.Z. Industries, AB Volvo Group, ABIMIP, Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA), Adecco Japan, Adetel Group, Adriatica,...

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25 September 2008
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Author: Boeing

En association avec plusieurs grandes compagnies aériennes et UOP (Universal Oil Products), société du groupe Honeywell..., Boeing annonce la création du Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group,...dont la vocation est d’accélérer le développement et la...

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8 January 2008

Airline's crew rules 'embarrassing' [Malaysia]

Author: Anis Ibrahim, New Straits Times [Malaysia]

Malaysia Airlines' work policies for its women flight attendants are "embarrassing", says the MAS Employees Union's executive secretary since 2003, Mustafar Maarof...[A] Universiti Malaysia Terengganu lecturer...said..."At MAS, most female flight...

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5 July 2006

Asia Pacific airline group opposes planned South Korean air tax

Author: AFP

An association of Asia-Pacific airlines expressed opposition to a plan by the South Korean government to levy an extra tax on air fares to raise aid money for poor countries...Reports say that South Korea is proposing to impose a tax of 1,000-won ...

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