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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: Japan plans 100 hour overtime limit per month

“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 … Continue reading

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“Japan Wants Its Overworked Citizens to Start Weekends Early”

“The country that coined the word “karoshi,” or death by overwork, wants companies to let workers finish early on the last Friday of every month, go out and have fun… However, Nagahama said he’s concerned that workers at smaller companies … Continue reading

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