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Head of Japan's largest ad agency to quit over suicide of young worker

Her death, due to overwork, has prompted raids on Dentsu offices
Friday, December 30, 2016 - 05:50

Mr Ishii's resignation comes as Prime Minister Abe is pushing a wide-reaching campaign to reform Japan's employment laws.


THE president of Dentsu Inc, Japan's largest advertising agency, will step down over the "death by overwork" of a young employee, a suicide which has prompted official probes and fresh hand-wringing over Japan's overtime culture.

Matsuri Takahashi, a promising graduate of

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