- The Japanese Federation of Textile, Chemical, Food, Commercial, Service and General Workers' Unions -
UA zensen
UA ZENSEN with 1.64 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 1.64 million members from 2,448affiliates (as of Sep. 2016).

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 Bureau

Education and Social Movement Bureau
(Central Education Center)

  Welfare and Mutual Aid Bureau
Policy Group Policy and Labour Bureau
  Part-time Workers Bureau
  Political Affairs Bureau
General Affairs and Finance Group General Affairs Bureau
  Finance Bureau
Planning and Information Group Planning Bureau
  Publicity and Information Bureau
  Gender Equality Bureau
  International Affairs Bureau

Membership Structure

By size of affiliated unions
Membership Number of unions
1-99 1,309
100-299 333
300-999 289
1,000-2,999 201
3,000- 316





2025 UA ZENSEN Mid-term Vision

2025 UA ZENSEN Mid-term Vision(PDF)

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