Yoshiaki Nohara

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Labor shortage prompts grudging turn to permanent jobs

Business / Economy May 1, 2017

Labor shortage prompts grudging turn to permanent jobs

The tightest labor market in decades is showing signs of reversing a long shift toward the hiring of temporary workers. The number of full-time permanent workers in Japan is rising for the first time since the global financial crisis, outpacing growth in temporary jobs over ...