Pay in Japan increasingly stuck to floor as productivity lags

21 Jul 2019 20:40 | JHRS (Administrator)

TOKYO -- Hourly earnings are showing an unusual pattern in Japan as rises in the minimum wage have left more people working near the pay floor despite a shortage of labor. The finding points to the existence of a congested segment of inefficient companies capable of paying their workers only at the lowest level.

Source: https://asia.nikkei.com/

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