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Japanese woman ‘dies from overwork’ after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month

Shared from on 9 October 2017

Japan has again been forced to confront its work culture after labour inspectors ruled that the death of a 31-year-old journalist at the country’s public broadcaster, NHK, had been caused by overwork.

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Japanese woman ‘dies from overwork’ after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month

Shared from on 9 October 2017

Japan has again been forced to confront its work culture after labour inspectors ruled that the death of a 31-year-old journalist at the country’s public broadcaster, NHK, had been caused by overwork.

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Japanese woman ‘dies from overwork’ after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month

Shared from on 9 October 2017

Japan has again been forced to confront its work culture after labour inspectors ruled that the death of a 31-year-old journalist at the country’s public broadcaster, NHK, had been caused by overwork.

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Japanese woman ‘dies from overwork’ after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month

Shared from on 9 October 2017

Japan has again been forced to confront its work culture after labour inspectors ruled that the death of a 31-year-old journalist at the country’s public broadcaster, NHK, had been caused by overwork.

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Japanese company holds ‘macho’ competition

Shared from on 6 June 2017

Demolition company hopes to attract workers to the understaffed sector through the medium of muscles.

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Workers in Japan encouraged to leave work at 3pm every last Friday of the month

Shared from on 27 February 2017

Japan’s government is urging employees to leave the office early every last Friday of the month, hoping to crackdown on a culture of workaholics while providing a shot in the arm for the economy.

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Workers in Japan encouraged to leave work at 3pm every last Friday of the month

Shared from on 27 February 2017

Japan’s government is urging employees to leave the office early every last Friday of the month, hoping to crackdown on a culture of workaholics while providing a shot in the arm for the economy.

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Workers in Japan encouraged to leave work at 3pm every last Friday of the month

Shared from on 27 February 2017

Japan’s government is urging employees to leave the office early every last Friday of the month, hoping to crackdown on a culture of workaholics while providing a shot in the arm for the economy.

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Temping agency chief Yohiko Shinohara becomes Japan’s first self-made female billionaire

Shared from on 26 January 2017

Yoshiko Shinohara, the 82-year-old founder of multinational temporary work agency Temp Holdings, has become Japan's first self-made female billionaire.

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Temping agency chief Yohiko Shinohara becomes Japan’s first self-made female billionaire

Shared from on 26 January 2017

Yoshiko Shinohara, the 82-year-old founder of multinational temporary work agency Temp Holdings, has become Japan's first self-made female billionaire.

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Japanese company considers three-day weekend as country attempts to reverse long-hours culture

Shared from on 16 January 2017

A Japanese company is considering introducing a three-day weekend for its employees in a bid to tackle a culture of overworking. 

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Japanese company considers three-day weekend as country attempts to reverse long-hours culture

Shared from on 16 January 2017

A Japanese company is considering introducing a three-day weekend for its employees in a bid to tackle a culture of overworking. 

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Japanese company replaces office workers with artificial intelligence

Shared from on 5 January 2017

Insurance firm Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance is making 34 employees redundant and replacing them with IBM’s Watson Explorer AI

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Knock off on Wednesday: three-day week is best for over-40s

Shared from on 18 April 2016

A three-day working week is the best way of ensuring that staff stay at their sharpest once they hit 40, economic researchers have found. Experts in Japan analysed the employment habits and...

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Knock off on Wednesday: three-day week is best for over-40s

Shared from on 18 April 2016

A three-day working week is the best way of ensuring that staff stay at their sharpest once they hit 40, economic researchers have found. Experts in Japan analysed the employment habits and...

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