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“Japan Limits Overtime To 99 Hours A Month To Curb “Death By Overwork””

“Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s struggle to combat incidences of Karoshi – a Japanese term for “death by overwork” – reached an key milestone on Friday, when Japan’s parliament approved a bill that limits overtime work to less than 100 … Continue reading

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Death by overwork on the rise in Japan

“Japan is witnessing a record number of compensation claims related to death from overwork, or “karoshi”… Japan has no legal limits on working hours,.. A cardiovascular death is likely to be considered karoshi if an employee worked 100 hours of … Continue reading

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