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Many Japanese young people are keen on switching workplaces because of dissatisfaction with their jobs. As the number of temporary workers continues to increase, the financial problems of such employees become severe.

This situation is accelerating the declining rate of marriage and births in Japan. It also undermines consumer purchasing power and tax revenue for the government. While the average yearly salary of regular employees is a little more than ¥3 million, that of part-time workers is only about ¥1 million.

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