• Kyodo News


Employees of all 47 prefectural governments will see their annual income decline in the current fiscal year, as local personnel commissions have called for wage cuts, a Kyodo News survey showed Friday.

All prefectural governments except for Mie, Okayama and Yamaguchi have been advised to cut the monthly salaries of their employees. In addition, all 47 have been advised to reduce bonuses in the year through next March 31.

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