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Japan to introduce tougher restrictions on government worker overtime

Jul 11, 2018

Japan to introduce tougher restrictions on government worker overtime

The National Personnel Authority will introduce stronger overtime restrictions for national public servants to promote work-style reform in April, with an announcement of the measures due in August, informed sources have said. The government agency is considering revising its rules to implement stricter overtime limits. ...

Mar 23, 2018

Education ministry works to curb excessive overtime by teachers

The education ministry has kicked off full-scale efforts to curb overwork among schoolteachers and address a longtime problem for educators. A fiscal 2016 survey by the ministry found that about 30 percent of public elementary school teachers and some 60 percent of junior high school ...