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May Day Action 2020 Rally in front of Health Ministry and Prime Minister’s Official Residence  Let Us Live!


Fight Against the State of Emergency Declaration! Get Compensation of Lost Income! Rebuild the Devastated Medical System!

April 9, 2020


Stop U. S. Imperialist War on Middle East! Never Let Japanese Imperialism dispatch Self-Defense Forces to Middle East!

February 1, 2020
International Labor Solidarity Committee of Doro-Chiba


March 11 Anti-Nuke Plant Fukushima Action 2020


We strongly denounce the crackdown by Hong Kong government and Chinese government, and fully support the struggle of workers in Hong Kong!

December 1, 2019 

International Labor Solidarity Committee of Doro-Chiba



Emergency statement

We demand immediate withdrawal of the export restriction against South Korea!

International Labor Solidarity Committee of Doro-Chiba

August 4, 2019



Chapter 7: Fundamental Transformation of the Labor Movement

Yasuhiro Tanaka (President of the Doro-Chiba, National Railway Motive Power Union of Chiba)


No revision of Constitution! Stop war!
Never send our students to the battle field again!



Fight against War, Privatization and Dismantling of Labor Laws

Call for endorsement to, and participation in,
November 4 National Workers’ All-Out Rally /
Stop Constitutional Revision! 10 Thousand People’s Grand March

Name of the event:
November 4th National Workers All-out Rally for Victory of National Railway Workers’ Struggle and Revival of Militant Labor Unions, and
Ten Thousand People’s Grand March (International Joint Action in Tokyo and Seoul) Against War, Privatization and Dismantling of Labor Law
Sunday, November 4, 2018
From noon to 2 pm: National Workers’ All-Out Rally
From 2 pm: 10 Thousand People’s Grand March
Hibiya Open-air Music Hall, Tokyo
[email protected]

Nov.4 Flyer.pdf

Nov.3 Flyer.pdf


Doro-Chiba Quake Report
December 31, 2017/ issue 68

Appeal from the Fukushima Collaborative Clinic


 Appeal from the Fukushima Collaborative Clinic

November 4, 2017


International Solidarity of Workers Can Stop War on Korean Peninsula!

September 27th, 2017


To our working-class brothers and sisters across the world
Invitation to the International Joint Action in November in Tokyo and Seoul


Doro-Chiba Quake Report

July 11, 2016/ issue 67

International Labor Solidarity Committee of Doro-Chiba (National Railway Motive Power Union of Chiba)
Fight back against forced exposure to radiation! Refuse work while exposed to radiation! Stop “reuse” of contaminated soil!


Statement Opposing US President Barack Obama’ Visit to Hiroshima

Action Committee for the 71st Anniversary of the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima on August 6th

14-3-705 Noborimachi, Naka ward, Hiroshima City
Telephone/Fax: 082-221-7631 Email: [email protected]


June 5 JNR Struggle National Rally

Starting National Railway Workers Struggle Anew

Resolution adopted at the National Railway Struggle on February 14, 2016


We Strongly Condemn Japan-ROK Agreement on “Comfort Women”

International Labor Solidarity Committee of Doro-Chiba
January 8, 2016

Declaration of the 44th Annual Convention of Doro-Chiba
September 27, 2015


Dear friends all over the world,

On Sunday, November 1, we hold our biggest annual rally with participation of labor unions and workers from all across the country. And we have an international labor solidarity rally together with our friends from around the world on October 31, the preceding day.
We wholeheartedly ask you to attend the both rallies.

The Abe administration railroaded the war bill in the Lower House on June 15 and 16, and follows through on it in the Upper House in the middle of September. Hundreds of thousand people are protesting against this outrageous war mongering every day all around the country.

A conversion to war state would inevitably set free a wild drive at home to destroy all the existing social order and system, such as all labor rights, freedom of assembly and association, freedom of speech and communication and so on. And every public system, such as railway system, education, medical services and even municipalities would become the targets of total dismantling.
Thus capitalism in death agony is conducting brutal war everywhere in the world, Middle East, Ukraine and East Asia, and pressing forward its nuclear policy amid the ongoing catastrophe never experienced in the human history.

It is the common struggle for all workers of the world to fight against deregulation, privatization, outsourcing, casualization and war.

On June 30, the Supreme Court denied Doro-Chiba's appeal of the reinstatement of fired 1047 railway workers case at the time of the Division and Privatization of Japan National Railways (JNR) in 1987. However the Court was obliged to clarify admit that Japan Railways (JR, the privatized companies of JNR) and the state power itself had committed thereby unfair labor practices. This is a historical initiative to win.

Stop privatization and outsourcing!
Let’s revive militant labor movement all around the world!
Stop war by international workers' strike!
Go ahead in front of the anger and anxiety of workers for the dangerous ongoing trend and gather their anger into action!

We, three labor unions, Doro-Chiba, Kan-Nama and Minato-Godo, and Nationwide Movement of National Railway Struggle, officially ask all of you fighting brothers and sisters of the world to join us in the National Workers All-out Rally on November 1, sponsored by these organizations.

On the preceding October 31, the International Workers Solidarity Rally is held to raise angry voices of working people of the whole world. You are also earnestly expected to attend it.

As for the expenditure during your stay in Japan, including the hotel charges, will be covered by us. We are waiting for your positive response.

September 2015

Yasuhiro TANAKA, President of Doro-Chiba
Hiroyuki YAMAMOTO, General Secretary of Doro-Chiba International Labor Solidarity Committee




RAILWAY STRUGGLE AGAINST PRIVATIZATION History of Doro-Chiba and Japanese Labor Movement

by NAKANO Hiroshi
Ex-President of Doro-Chiba,
National Railways Motive Power Union of Chiba

<Nov. 2 Speech>

<Nov. 2 Speech>


Declaration of the Regular Convention of Doro-Chiba
For International Workers’ Solidarity!
Stop War and Privatization!
Let’s Establish Militant Labor Unions in Workplace Everywhere!
Appeal for November 2 National Workers’ All-out Rally

Urgent Appeal
Join our Nationwide Campaign for the National Railway Struggle

Nationwide movement to support the struggle against the division and privatization of the National Railway and for the reinstatement of 1,047 unfairly dismissed national railway workers

June 8th, 2014

We denounce the cabinet decision to admit exercise of the right of collective self-defense!
Down with the reactionary Abe administration!

Doro-Chiba (National Railway Motive Power Union of Chiba)
2 July, 2014

Doro-Chiba’s Lawsuit against Japan Railway Construction Public Corporation
Petition to the Supreme Court

Demand for Ruling Granting Withdrawal of Dismissal and Reinstatement of Fired Workers to JR

Declaration of Doro-Chiba 70th Regular Union Committee Meeting

March 1, 2014

International Appeal for Nov. Rally

September 2013
Yasuhiro Tanaka, President of Doro-Chiba
Hiroyuki Yamamoto, General Secretary of International Labor Solidarity Committee of Doro-Chiba

Declaration of Doro-Chiba 69th Regular Committee Meeting
June 30, 2013

Declaration of June 9 National Railway Struggle Rally
June 9, 2013

Be united with ILWU and fight together!
Marubeni headquarters protest June 13, 2013

Stop the War in East Asia!
International Labor Solidarity is the Power to Crush Fresh War Attempts

May 1, 2013

International Labor Solidarity Committee of Doro-Chiba

Petitioning Twelfth Civil Division, Tokyo High Court
Petition to Reinstate Fired Japanese National Railways Workers

Multiply Your Impact

Turn your signature into dozens more by sharing this petition and recruiting people you know to sign.


Declaration of the 67th Regular Central Committee Meeting
National Railway Motive Power Union of Chiba (Doro-Chiba)

June 24, 2012

Declaration of Doro-Chiba Convention

September 26, 2011 40th Regular Convention of Doro-Chiba

Gather together to Nov. 5 International Workers’ Solidarity Rally!

October. 3, 2011

Call for endorsement to and participation in
November 6 National Workers’ All-Out Rally

October. 3, 2011 PDF

Your struggle of ILWU is our struggle sharing a common cause!

September 13th 2011 President of Doro-Chiba TANAKA Yasuhiro

Call for endorsement to and participation in
November 6 National Workers’ All-Out Rally


=To our friends of the world=
Let’s fight together with all the affected people!
Stop dismissal under the pretext of the earthquake!
Shut down immediately all the nuclear plants!

Doro-Chiba Quake Report

Absolutely No to the Division and Privatization of National Railway!
Withdraw Dismissal of 1,047 National Railway Workers!
Let's Organize a Powerful Struggle against Massive Unemployment and Fight
Back Neo-Liberal Offensive and Firing under the Pretext of the Earthquake!

June 5th Rally of National Campaign of National Railway Struggle
June 5th (Sunday), 13:00 p.m.
Hibiya Public Hall, Tokyo


RAILWAY STRUGGLE AGAINST PRIVATIZATION History of Doro-Chiba and Japanese Labor Movement

by NAKANO Hiroshi
Ex-President of Doro-Chiba,
National Railways Motive Power Union of Chiba

November 7 National Workers’ All-Out Rally

NEW Nov. 6 International Workers’ Solidarity Rally International Workers’ Solidarity Rally

Nov. 6, 2010

Stop Division and Privatization of National Railways!
Withdraw the dismissal of 1047 national railway workers!
Let 's start a new nationwide movement!

May 29, 2010

Don’t put off the fire of the struggle of 1047 dismissed national railway workers!
The Struggle against the Division and Privatization of National Railway is not yet finished.
Doro-Chiba’s opinion on the “Reconciliation Plan of the 1047 workers’ issue”

April 9, 2010

Nationwide Workers Rally

Stop massive unemployment! Revive militant labor movement!
Reinstate 1047 national railway workers!
Stop total outsourcing of inspection and repair work!
Fight against rationalization and establish rail safety!
Saturday, February 13, 2010 1 pm
Tokyo Yoyogi Park B Section, Open-air Stage
Demonstration to JR East Company (Shinjuku) after the rally
National Railway Motive Power Union of Chiba (Doro-Chiba)
National Railway Motive Power Union of Mito (Doro-Mito)
National Railway Motive Power Union of Takasaki (Doro-Takasaki)
National Railway Motive Power Union of West Japan (Doro-West
Doro- Chiba Support Committee
Email: [email protected]

Feb.13 2010

Let’s confront massive unemployment and start labor counter-offensive!
The future of all the workers depends upon the struggle for reinstatement of dismissed 1,047 national railway workers!

Declaration of Struggle
February 1, 2010,
Doro-Chiba (National Railway Motive power Union of Chiba)


RAILWAY STRUGGLE AGAINST PRIVATIZATION History of Doro-Chiba and Japanese Labor Movement

by NAKANO Hiroshi
Ex-President of Doro-Chiba,
National Railways Motive Power Union of Chiba

Don’t allow destructive intervention of JR-Soren in the struggle of 1047 dismissed national railway workers!

October 2009

Declaration of 38th Convention

September 28, 2009

Appeal to endorse and join in November 1 National Workers’ Rally

September 2009

On the “settlement” of the struggle against the dismissal of 1047 national railway workers

30 October 2008

Nov.2 National Workers`Rally

September 2008

Appeal to endorse and join in November 2 National Workers’ Rally

August 2008

Protest declaration of Doro-Chiba against police raid on the union HQ

July 5, 2008

Declaration of 59th Regular Central Committee of Doro-Chiba

June 27, 2008

An Appeal for June 29 National Workers Rally To Crush the July G8 Summit in Toyako

June 23, 2008

Fight back against G8-Summit of war and poverty

June 23, 2008

11.4 labor rallies are great successes with 5,700 people

November 20, 2007

November 4 Message
November 12, 2007

Smash Constitutional Revision,War,Poverty and Inequality!
Fight Back!

/the obverse (PDF339KB) /the reverse (PDF1.01MB)

Labor Conference to STOP THE WAR!

September 21, 2007

Call for Endorsement of and Participation in National Workers Rally on Nov. 4

August 2007

Declaration of Doro-Chiba's Central Committee

February 18, 2007

8cm Crack in the Rail at Soga Station

February 28, 2007
Doro-Chiba struck against Privatization of National Railways 2

Doro-Chiba Fighting Against Privatization.wmv


No Fight, No Safety('06 spring).wmv



All Workers Unite to Overthrow Abe Administration with Its Constitutional Revision Plan!

/the obverse (PDF746KB)
/the reverse

International Conference of Transportation Workers

september 2006

Call for Endorsement and Participation in National Workers' Rally on Nov. 5


Report of Amagasaki Anniversary Rally on April 24

The Daily Doro-Chiba No.6278
27 April 2006

Workers' Rise Up Rally on 24 April

14 April 2006


The Daily Doro-Chiba No.6259
17 March 2006

Where has their safety awareness gone?

The Daily Doro-Chiba No.6247
06 March 2006

Today (13 March), Makuhari Branch begin the 1st wave of strike

The Daily Doro-Chiba No.6255
13 March 2006


The Daily Doro-Chiba No.6252
12 March 2006

Appeal for Labor Spring Offensive 2006

The Daily Doro-Chiba No.6236
22 February 2006

Let's speak out! No to Koizumi!

The Daily Doro-Chiba No.6177
24 October 2005

Raise Angry Voices of 10.000 Workers! Down with Koizumi! NEW

/the obverse (PDF1.84MB)
/the reverse (PDF3.26MB)

2005 November 6 National Workers' Rally

August 2005

International Labor Solidarity! Against War,Privatization and Union Busting!

/the obverse (PDF2.94MB) /the reverse (PDF2.04MB)


The Daily Doro-Chiba No.6131
21 July 2005

Devastation at Workplaces caused by Privatization-Market principal & Union busting

The Daily Doro-Chiba No.6076
16 May 2005

Amagasaki accident's real cause:Privatization & Deregulation

The Daily Doro-Chiba No.6072
7 May 2005

No Fight, No Safety!

The Daily Doro-Chiba No.6068
27 April 2005


The Daily Doro-Chiba No.6021
18 February 2005


The Daily Doro-Chiba No.6033
9 March 2005

The 13th All Branch Activist School -Discussing 2005-2007 Struggle(Report 2)

The Daily Doro-Chiba No.6016
9 February 2005

The 13th All Branch Activist School -Discussing 2005-2007 Struggle(Report 1)

The Daily Doro-Chiba No.6014
4 February 2005

Compulsively Allocated Union Members Got Back Their Job!

The Daily Doro-Chiba No.6012
1 February 2005

The Solidarity Statement with the Workers of Unite-HERE Local 2

The DC News No.52
October 14, 2004

Why Do Trade Unions Exist? : JRU East Got Out Of Hand.

The Daily Doro-Chiba No.5923
12 August 2004

Doro-Chiba Supporting Committee Has AGM: Towards November Rally!

The Daily Doro-Chiba No.5920
6 August 2004

Let's make a nationwide network of fighting labor unions!

/the obverse (PDF6.12MB)
/the reverse (PDF1.00MB)(07/10/ 2004).

International Solidarity of Workers against Big Unemployment and War!

/the obverse (PDF3.18MB)
/the reverse (PDF1.00MB)(24/09/ 2004).

We request you to come from all over Japan and support a great cause at the rally on November 7th!

network 2004
July 2004

Alcohol Detection Regime
They Say "Amend it", We Say "Don't Bring it in!"

The Daily Doro-Chiba No.5903, No.5911,
2 July 2004. 20 July 2004

July 18, 2004 International Labor Panel in San Francisco
Report from Doro-Chiba,
National Railway Motive Power Union of Chiba, Japan

The DC News No.46
July 18, 2004


The Daily Doro-Chiba No.5892
10 June 2004


The Daily Doro-Chiba No.5894
14 June 2004

Chiba district of JR Co. should clarify the truth about broken rail!

The Daily Doro-Chiba No.5880 NEW
20 May 2004

Photo gallery: 25 Year-History of Doro-Chib

The DC News No.40 NEW
27April 2004


The Daily Doro-Chiba No.5870 NEW
27April 2004


The Daily Doro-Chiba No.5859
8 April 2004


The Daily Doro-Chiba No.5857
2 April 2004


The Daily Doro-Chiba No.5851
24March 2004

Strike Report No.2

The Daily Doro-Chiba No.5844
16 March 2004

Strike Report: No Fight, No Safety! Rise up for Spring Offensive!

The Daily Doro-Chiba No.5841
13 March 2004

We've won!
As of 24:00, 25th of February, we've decided to go back to work with our heads held high.

The Daily Doro-Chiba No.5825
26 Feb 2004

Now we are at 10th day of our struggle!
We will fight thoroughly and
not hesitate to make a long term struggle!

The Daily Doro-Chiba No.5823
19 Feb 2004


The Daily Doro-Chiba No.5819
13 Feb 2004

International Solidarity Rally of Japan/United States/South Korea Workers

/the obverse (big size GIFfile 26Kbyte)
/the reverse (GIF file 32Kbyte)(29/10/ 2003).

International unity to confront the big unemployment and the war!

The Daily Doro-Chiba
October 30, 2003

11.9 All over Japan rally of the workers
~ International unity to confront the big unemployment and the war ~

The Daily Doro-Chiba No.5756
October 12, 2003

Let's make a nation-wido network of fighting labor unions!

/the obverse (big size PDF file 1.7Mbyte)

/the reverse (PDF file 147Kbyte)(18/09/ 2003).

Resolution In Support Of the Fired Japanese Railway Workers and In Defense of Japanese Arrested Railway Workers (July 14, 2003).

Japanese labor movement and Doro-Chiba's Struggle, (14/07/2003)

The History of Doro-Chiba's Struggle, (14/07/ 2003)
Declaration of refusal to participate in war
Adopted in the 49th Congress of DORO-CHIBA, June 28th, 2003
We join with you in solidarity and support for your 72 hour strike against the war and against union busting.
Mail form Mr Steve Zeltzer Campaign Against Taft-Hartley, Repression & Privatization LaborNet (26/03/2003)
News. on Labor NET (March/2003)