This spring battle will virtually start at the Keidanren and Union meeting on the 25th.


While the government is calling on the business community to cooperate in raising wages by more than 3%, the business environment of companies is difficult to predict due to the re-expansion of the new corona infection, and the focus is on how far the movement of wage increases will spread. is.

This spring battle will virtually start at the "Labor-Management Forum" on the 25th, attended by Chairman Tokura of Keidanren and Chairman Yoshino of the Union.



The union states that "workers' households are sluggish for a long period of time and actively seek investment in people," which is equivalent to raising the base salary after securing regular salary increases according to age and years of service. We are requesting a wage increase of about 2% as a minute, and a wage increase of about 4% including the regular salary increase.



On the other hand, Keidanren said that the basic salary of companies whose profits are expanding is "desired to raise wages suitable for the start of new capitalism including the implementation of base-up", and companies whose profits have not recovered. "It is also possible to consider the direction of multiple years," he said.



For this spring battle, Prime Minister Kishida calls on the business community to cooperate to raise wages by more than 3% for companies whose business performance has recovered to pre-Corona levels in order to realize "new capitalism." I am.



However, the business environment of companies is difficult to predict due to the re-expansion of the new corona infection and the rise in raw material and resource prices, and the focus is on how far the movement to raise wages will spread.

President of restaurant chain "If you can give money to employees in various ways"

As the infection of the new corona spreads rapidly and the movement to refrain from going out is intensifying again, the top of the restaurant chain thoroughly cuts costs even in a harsh business environment and raises employee income in response to this spring battle. He showed the idea that he is considering increasing.



The restaurant chain Saizeriya was affected by the new Corona, and its business performance was declining, with operating income showing the profits of its core business being in the red for the second consecutive year in the financial results of the entire group.



Even in such a difficult business environment, the company said that it is important to invest in people for the growth of the company, and said that it is considering increasing the income of employees in this spring battle.



However, according to the company, although profits have been on a recovery trend since October last year when the state of emergency was lifted, the recent rapid spread of infection has increased the movement to refrain from going out, which is a cause for concern in the future. is.



For this reason, we plan to secure resources for wage increases by reviewing business hours such as midnight when there are few customers, and by thoroughly reducing costs such as labor saving in cooking and energy saving in stores.



President Issei Horino said, "The food service industry is a business that involves people, and we cannot help investing in it. We interpret the government's request as revitalizing the economy, and employees in various ways, not just raising the base. I wish I could give the money to the members. "

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