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Abe denies ordering doctored survey regarding overwork problem

/ Feb 20, 2018

Abe denies ordering doctored survey regarding overwork problem

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe denied Tuesday the possibility that he or his office was involved in a controversial survey that oppositional parties claim was aimed at making a so-called discretionary labor proposal look like a system that could improve the nation’s overwork problem. Abe's remarks ...

Jan 19, 2018

Diet debates to feature bills related to labor reform

Legislation related to labor reform is expected to be a focus of debate during a 150-day ordinary session of the Diet set to begin Monday. The legislation seeks to introduce stricter restrictions on overtime and exempt highly skilled professionals from work-hour regulations. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ...