The government on Wednesday unveiled an employment plan designed to help construction industry workers laid off due to banks’ bad-loan disposal efforts and the ongoing decline in public works spending.

The plan recommends that authorities actively commission businesses and nonprofit organizations to hire former construction workers to conduct environmental preservation and other public services.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.