Worker dies after working 105 overtime hours in Japan

This isn’t the first time I’ve heard of a story like this. Overwork and suicide usually happens in countries like China but this time it happened in Japan.

“It’s 4 a.m. My body’s trembling,” she reportedly said in one post. “I’m going to die. I’m so tired.” Takahashi leapt from the company dormitory around Christmas last year. This past Wednesday, Dentsu’s president and CEO, Tadashi Ishii, announced he would resign in March.

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