Strike Action Planned in Japan Ports

March 25, 2024

Strike Action at Japanese Ports for "Shunto"

Kindly take note that Crane Worldwide has been notified of upcoming port strikes in Japan.

The latest update confirms the following:

  • Local ports (excluding Kanazawa and Nanao) - April 6th (Sat) Half-day strike from the start of work
  • Six major ports (Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya, Osaka, Kobe and Kanmon) - April 7th (Sun) Strike from the beginning of the workday to the beginning of the following day.

Every year around February to April, Japan enters “Shunto”.  Shunto translates as “spring wage offensive” and is a series of negotiations between employees via unions and the employers.

Please reach out to your local office if you have any concerns relating to the above, we are here to help!


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