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A Japanese court on Tuesday ordered West Japan Railway Co. to posthumously return ¥56 ($0.45) it had deducted from the pay of one of its train drivers over a one-minute delay in 2020.

While the Okayama District Court ruled that the pay cut by the Okayama branch of JR West was unjustified, it dismissed the man's additional claim for ¥2.2 million in compensation for emotional distress.

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