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Toyota labor union to make record bonus demands

Toyota has stated that it anticipates record-breaking consolidated operating earnings of $30.45 billion for the fiscal year ending in March 2024.

During the ongoing 2024 wage discussions, Toyota’s labor union demanded their largest yearly bonus on record, amounting to 7.6 months of pay, which is more than the previous high of 7.2 months, as reported by the Nikkei Business Daily.

Given that Toyota has stated that it anticipates record-breaking consolidated operating earnings of $30.45 billion for the fiscal year ending in March 2024, the trade union will also likely demand high monthly wage hikes.

While Japanese companies delivered the biggest pay increases in 30 years last year in an attempt to address labor shortages and pressures from the rising cost of living, several other major firms have already declared their plans to raise wages even further. For instance, In 2023, Japanese companies implemented high pay hikes for the first time in three decades to address labor shortages and rising living costs.

By the end of February, the union will likely plan to make a formal decision.

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) considers the nation’s spring wage negotiations, ending in mid-March, as essential to achieving inflation and sustained wage growth. However, the BOJ has underlined that both requirements must be fulfilled to stop years of zero interest rates and withdraw from its ten-year monetary stimulus program.

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Jaelyn Campbell
Jaelyn Campbell
Jaelyn Campbell is a staff writer/reporter for CBT News. She is a recent honors cum laude graduate with a BFA in Mass Media from Valdosta State University. Jaelyn is an enthusiastic creator with more than four years of experience in corporate communications, editing, broadcasting, and writing. Her articles in The Spectator, her hometown newspaper, changed how people perceive virtual reality. She connects her readers to the facts while providing them a voice to understand the challenges of being an entrepreneur in the digital world.

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