Japan's culture for punishingly long work hours has led to the death of a woman who logged 159 hours of overtime in a month. Photo: AP

Japan’s punishing work culture back under the spotlight as broadcaster reveals woman died after 159 hours of overtime

Miwa Sado’s death is expected to increase pressure on authorities to address the large number of similar cases attributed to long hours expected of many employees

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Japan's culture for punishingly long work hours has led to the death of a woman who logged 159 hours of overtime in a month. Photo: AP
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