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Stasiun televisi NHK meminta maaf karena reporternya tewas akibat kelelahan bekerja

Oct 08, 2017 - 3:03 PM

Miwa Sado tewas karena kelebihan jam kerja selama 159 jam dalam satu bulan

TEWAS. Reporter politik stasiun berita NHK Jepang Miwa Sado tewas pada Juli 2013 akibat kelelahan saat bekerja. Ia tewas usai bekerja selama 159 jam di bulan itu sehingga menyebabkan gagal jantung. Foto diambil dari harian The Guardian

Death by overwork: Japan's 100-hour overtime cap sparks anger

Apr 19, 2017 - 12:10 PM

The new rules would limit monthly overtime and levy penalties on firms that don t comply but critics say it does not do enough to tackle the problem

BUSY COUNTRY. People at Tokyo's famous Shibuya crossing on May 29, 2014. Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Japan clocks out early for 'Premium Friday'

Feb 24, 2017 - 7:46 PM

The new work life balance scheme which launched this week calls on employers to let staff off around 3 pm on the last Friday of every month

BUSY. People cross an intersection in Tokyo on February 4, 2015. File photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP

Filipino trainee ‘died from overwork’ – Japan's labor ministry

Oct 18, 2016 - 3:14 PM

Joey Tocnang’s case marks the second time a karoshi case involving a foreign trainee is recognized in Japan

1 in 5 Japan employers face workers' 'death from overwork' – report

Oct 08, 2016 - 1:42 PM

Hundreds of deaths related to overwork or karoshi are reported every year in Japan sparking lawsuits and calls to tackle the problem

BUSY. People cross an intersection in Tokyo on February 4, 2015. File photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP