- The Japanese Federation of Textile, Chemical, Food, Commercial, Service and General Workers' Unions -
UA zensen
UA ZENSEN with 1.41 million membership


On 6th November, 2012, UI ZENSEN and JSD created a new union, UA ZENSEN, which is the largest industrial union in Japan. It represents 1.57 million members from 2,449affiliates (as of Sep. 2015).

UA ZENSEN covers various industries which is closely related to people’s daily life, such as textile, garment, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, chemical, energy, ceramic, building material, food, commerce, printing, leisure, service, restaurant, welfare, medical, as well as temporary agency and contract work


Organizational Structure

Organizational Structure
Organizing Group Organizing, Consolidation and Education Bureau
(Central Education Center)
  Gender Equality and Social Movement Bureau
  Welfare and Mutual Aid Bureau
Policy Group Policy and Labour Bureau
  Political Affairs Bureau
General Affairs and Finance Group General Affairs Bureau
  Finance Bureau
  Publicity and Information Bureau
  Planning Unit
  International Affairs Bureau

Membership Structure

By size of affiliated unions
Membership Number of unions
1-99 1,339
100-299 465
300-999 384
1,000-2,999 184
3,000- 113





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