Japan’s Labor Reform Caps Overtime in a Bid to Curb Karoshi

10 Dec 2018 18:06 | JHRS (Administrator)

From low productivity to the death of citizens by overwork, Japan’s labor practices have long maintained a complicated relationship with the country’s workforce. The problem of death by overwork is so prevalent the Japanese have created a word for it: karoshi. On June 29, 2018, Japan passed the “Work Style Reform Law” (the Law) to address some of these issues.

Source: https://www.natlawreview.com/

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