As the infection of the new coronavirus continues to spread, it is necessary to improve the treatment of so-called "essential workers" who work to support society and livelihoods, including medical care and long-term care, after a meeting between Keizai Doyukai's secretary-general Sakurada and the union's chairman Kozu. We agreed that there was.

For next spring fight, the Confederation will raise wages by about 2%, which is equivalent to "base up", saying that it is necessary to improve the treatment of essential workers and non-regular workers working in medical care, long-term care, logistics sites, etc. We have decided on a policy to request.

At the meeting on the 22nd, Mr. Sakurada, the secretary-general of the Keizai Doyukai, said, "I don't think there is enough respect for the essential workers who are working hard due to labor shortages. It is necessary to show gratitude in a concrete form." He agreed that it is necessary to improve the treatment of key workers who support society in the face of the spread of infection.

On the other hand, the coalition side said, "In order to really improve treatment, it will not be possible without a concrete system," and expressed the idea that it is important to create rules such as wages to improve treatment. Was.