• Kyodo


Officials at Yokohama Chuo Post Office sent postcards soliciting part-time workers to some 8,000 people aged 15 to 17 based on a list of those who had postal savings accounts, a move that goes against internal rules, it was learned Sunday.

According to sources close to the case, the post office, located in Nishi Ward, sent postcards to the teenagers notifying them that there were part-time jobs available in connection with the sorting and delivery of next year’s New Year’s greeting postcards.

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