Grueling work hours trigger spike in suicides by Japanese employees

16 Apr 2017 13:27 | JHRS (Administrator)

TOKYO -- Japan’s unusually long hours on the job have triggered a health crisis. An alarming rise in suicide among overworked employees has finally forced the government to limit overtime. But the proposed new ceiling on overtime is so high -- 100 hours per month -- critics say it still won’t protect workers.


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