A 2016 report examining karoshi cases and their cause of death found that more than 20% of people in a survey of 10,000 Japanese workers said they worked at least 80 hours of overtime a month.
A Japanese company is granting its non-smoking staff an additional six days of holiday a year to make up for the time smokers take for cigarette breaks.
Every smoker at some point in their lives classified themselves as a social smoker or someone who smokes occasionally but slowly they begin transitioning to regular smoking and before they know it they have become addicted to cigarettes. Piala, a Tokyo-based online commerce consulting and marketing company, made a decision to kick-start the programme after an employee complained about the time lost work by smoking colleagues. Those who went for a smoke break would have to go to the basement level, wish each break lasting about 15 minutes.
Even more importantly, the policy reportedly has encouraged four separate employees to quit the habit altogether, and according to Piala Inc.
Tesla Blames Gigafactory Problems For Model 3 Delay
Musk blamed problems with a subcontractor supplying a battery module, and the need for extensive rewriting of related software. Reports said that between 400 and 700 employees in the 33,000-person company were laid off after performance reviews.
3 victims of Walmart shooting identified
The call came into dispatch at 6:10 p.m.to report a shooting inside the Grant Street Walmart location, police said. Police say the three victims who died, were the only people who were shot during the incident.
NAB to cut 6000 jobs in $1.5b restructure
The result was in line with analyst expectations and NAB held its final dividend flat at 99 cents, fully franked. NAB declared a final dividend of A$0.99 per share, the same as a year ago .
Beyoncé roars back for new Lion King movie
Comedians Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen will voice everyone's favorite meerkat and warthog duo, Timon and Pumbaa , respectively. Beyonce will voice Nala in the live-action remake of Disney's The Lion King , according to Pitchfork .