Japan is facing a ‘death by overwork’ problem — here’s how companies are combatting it

In Japan, it’s so common for employees to work themselves to death that there’s a word for it: Karoshi. After a 24-year-old employee of Japan’s largest advertising firm killed herself in 2015, the government and major corporations have started instituting …
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