/ Apr 25, 2017

Dentsu may face prosecution for overwork suicide

The labor ministry referred advertising agency Dentsu Inc. and three officials from its offices in Nagoya, Osaka and Kyoto to prosecutors on Tuesday on suspicion of violating the Labor Standards Law by making employees work overtime beyond legal limits. The move came after a 24-year-old ...

Dentsu to face further scrutiny over excessive overtime

/ Apr 17, 2017

Dentsu to face further scrutiny over excessive overtime

The labor ministry is making arrangements to refer the Dentsu advertising agency and officials at its branch offices to prosecutors for allegedly making employees work illegally long hours, according to sources close to the matter. The ministry's Tokyo Labor Bureau has already pursued Dentsu's violation ...