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January 14, 2019

Japan’s shrinking labor force is finding new ways to fight karōshi — ‘death by overwork’

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One Toyko company has started playing "Eye of the Tiger" at quitting time and last year, the government placed a cap on overtime hours, but workers suffer from a labor shortage that causes too much work for each worker. Produced by: Ibby Caputo. Image credit: Ibby Caputo/The World.

Aired January 10, 2019

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