Death From Overwork — Karoshi

This fascinating article from the Times Colonist, outlines how a Japanese widow sued and won a decision in support of her claim that her husband literally worked himself to death by what is known in Japanese as Karoshi. The article though brief, illustrates the cultural importance of work in Japan and the impact it has on employees.

Death From Overwork — Karoshi

Scott Clazie

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