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Will this new 'go home' drone end Japan's overtime binge?

/ Dec 8, 2017

Will this new 'go home' drone end Japan's overtime binge?

A drone that hovers over Japanese employees and blares music to force them to go home was unveiled by its maker Thursday, as the country tries to reduce its notoriously long work hours. The "T-Frend" buzzes over those trying to work late, blasting out strains ...

Cities and prefectures get into the spirit of labor reform

Oct 25, 2017

Cities and prefectures get into the spirit of labor reform

Municipal and prefectural governments across the country plan to adopt their own measures to promote labor reforms for their employees, such as by consigning operations to the private sector to cut overtime and introducing flexible working hours. Starting in November, the Kobe Municipal Government will ...