Japan struggles with ‘karoshi,’ or death by overwork, after deaths of 2 young women

This week Tokyo-based news broadcaster NHK revealed that one of its journalists who died from heart failure in 2013 at the age of 31, died due to overwork. Last week, Japan’s top advertising firm Dentsu was fined 500,000 yen ($4,400) for violating labor …
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