Dentsu's Nagoya branch was told in 2010 to halt overwork

Nov 13, 2016

Dentsu's Nagoya branch was told in 2010 to halt overwork

Dentsu Inc.'s branch office in Nagoya received an order from a local labor standards office in August 2010 to stop forcing employees to work illegally long hours, according to sources. Dentsu's branch in Osaka was issued a similar order by a labor standards office in ...

Oct 28, 2016

Dentsu may be stripped of 'family-friendly' certification

The labor ministry is considering stripping advertising giant Dentsu Inc. of a certification that shows it is a "family-friendly" company, following the death of several employees from conditions related to overwork. "We want to take strict measures, including taking back (the ministry-given certificate)," Health, Labor ...

Corporate execs should take lead to prevent overwork: Keidanren chief

Oct 25, 2016

Corporate execs should take lead to prevent overwork: Keidanren chief

The head of the Keidanren business lobby has said that corporate executives should take responsibility for preventing harm to employees from issues related to excessive work hours. "Top company (executives) must lead efforts to prevent deaths from overwork," Sadayuki Sakakibara said Monday at a news ...