Finding after-school care the 'barrier of first-graders'

Apr 8, 2016

Finding after-school care the 'barrier of first-graders'

Finding a slot at day care may be the first hurdle working parents need to overcome in finding work-family balance. But another comes along when a child enters school. At elementary school level, students with working parents can go to an after-school facility called ...

Nov 17, 2015

Suspect data reports keep lid on actual hours worked

Overwork is such an issue in Japan that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has vowed to fix it. He wants companies to reward productivity rather than long hours, and to create workplaces that allow men and women to finish on time and share the burden ...