• Kyodo


Labor authorities have determined that the suicide of a Toyota Motor Corp. employee in 2017 was due to harassment by his superior, a lawyer for the man’s family said Tuesday.

The worker, who died at the age of 28, developed an adjustment disorder after he was constantly verbally abused by his superior, who had called him names like “moron” and told him, “You’d be better off dead,” the lawyer said.

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