“A panel headed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has since come up with a plan calling for a maximum of 100 overtime hours a month…
Teranishi’s husband was the manager of a struggling soba noodle restaurant in Kyoto when he committed suicide… “My husband worked for a total of 4,000 hours a year without weekends off. At most, he had two days off a month,” she said, adding that he was pressured to work more…”
100 hour overtime cap? That’s pointless because the cap is to high. Most people working 7 days a week wont reach that number.
This is basically slavery. The term indentured servant comes to mind. Japan needs anti slavery laws, seriously.