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Japan’s top court ruled Tuesday in favor of an employer paying no bonus to an employee on a short-term contract with an hourly wage, saying different treatment from regular employees was not unreasonable.

The Supreme Court’s No. 3 Petty Bench, presided over by Justice Yuko Miyazaki, overturned a high court ruling that ordered Osaka Medical College to pay the female former employee some ¥1.09 million.

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