Healthy and stable labor relations are an essential foundation for achieving sustained corporate growth.
Toshiba holds labor talks with Toshiba Labor Union, which employees may join, for practical and amicable solutions under three fundamental principles: Labor-management Equality, Mutual Trust and Understanding, and Prior Consultation.
Toshiba Corporation and Toshiba Union will jointly promote, maintain, and improve our businesses and union member's working conditions in order to achieve stable and orderly labor relations.
We shall share matters such as business operations and major reorganizations with Toshiba Union. Also, changes in working conditions and other labor-related issues shall be discussed between labor and management. We will continue to hold labor-management talks in accordance with the Labor Agreement.
Toshiba supports the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the United Nations Global Compact, and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, and works to ensure that its employees have fundamental labor rights. In the labor agreement concluded with the Toshiba Labor Union, Toshiba stipulates that the Labor Union has the three rights of labor (the right to association, the right to collective bargaining, and the right to act collectively).
Toshiba maintains a good relationship with the Toshiba Union, which represents our employees. Management and union representatives periodically negotiate and discuss employee working conditions and other matters.
At the Toshiba Group Labor-management Congress held every six months, Toshiba discusses the Toshiba Group's business policies with representatives of the Association of Toshiba Group Unions, with which the labor unions of Toshiba and Toshiba Group companies in Japan are affiliated.
Toshiba Group companies overseas hold discussions with their labor unions or employee representatives in accordance with the laws and regulations of the countries in which they operate.
Toshiba and Toshiba Union conduct various talks to improve labor relations and operations.
Matters that are explained to Toshiba Union include management condition and important organizational reforms. Specifically, the explanations on the split off of in-house companies and transfer of business of Toshiba General Hospital in fiscal 2017.
Large-scale transfers of union members and changes in working conditions are also deliberated between labor and management, and discussions are being held whenever reforms in business structure are required.
We will continue to hold labor-management talks in accordance with the Labor Agreement.
|Region||Number of employees||Business domain||Number of employees|
|Japan||90,698||Energy Systems & Solutions||17,524|
|China||13,932||Infrastructure Systems & Solutions||42,190|
|Asia*1& Oceania||25,726||Retail & Printing Solutions||20,396|
|North America||6,610||Storage & Electronic Devices Solutions||30,802|
|Central & South America||386||Industrial ICT Solutions||10,164|
|Europe*2 & Africa||3,904||Others||20,180|