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Death by overwork rising among Japan's workers

Work-related suicides are up 45 per cent in the past four years among those 29 and younger, ministry data show
Monday, April 4, 2016 - 05:50

Tokyo

JAPAN is witnessing a record number of compensation claims related to death from overwork, or "karoshi", a phenomenon previously associated with the long-suffering "salary man" that is increasingly afflicting young and female employees.

Labour demand, with 1.28 jobs per

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