Price probes the paradoxes in postwar labor-management relations, particularly in the years between 1945 and 1975. Basing his analysis on the history of labor in Mitsui's Miike mine in Kyushu, Suzuki Motors in Hamamatsu, and Moriguchi City Hall, the author questions the common interpretation that industrial relations are based on lifetime jobs, seniority-based wages, and enterprise unions. He also asks whether Japanese workers have been genuinely empowered by the developments in recent years.Suzuki: Looms to Motors Suzukia#39;s initial sortie into moped production in the early 1950s had proven successful, and in ... its first motorTable 17. Wage increases at Suzuki Motor Co., 1954-1960 Source: Suzuki. 19. Suzuki, 50 nen shi, p. 50. 20.
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