In June, both houses of the Diet approved a package of bills designed to dramatically overhaul Japan’s working culture and improve employees’ work-life balance. Photo: AFP

Japanese ministry staff leading fight against death from overwork endure punishing overtime

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare employees are often required to stay late due to long sessions in parliament

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In June, both houses of the Diet approved a package of bills designed to dramatically overhaul Japan’s working culture and improve employees’ work-life balance. Photo: AFP
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