Dentsu to face further scrutiny over excessive overtime

/ Apr 17, 2017

Dentsu to face further scrutiny over excessive overtime

The labor ministry is making arrangements to refer the Dentsu advertising agency and officials at its branch offices to prosecutors for allegedly making employees work illegally long hours, according to sources close to the matter. The ministry’s Tokyo Labor Bureau has already pursued Dentsu’s ...

OECD urges Japan to promote labor reforms amid 'muted' wage growth

Apr 13, 2017

OECD urges Japan to promote labor reforms amid 'muted' wage growth

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development on Thursday called for Japan to promote labor reforms by imposing a binding cap on overtime work and removing obstacles to women’s employment because its job market is tight. Wage growth remains “surprisingly muted” despite labor shortages, ...