|Picture: Workers commute in Tokyo|
" A Japanese government survey last year found that the number of non-regular workers - including those working temporary or part-time schedules - had risen to more than 20 million, or 38 per cent of the workforce, up by 1.5 million from the previous report in 2007"
Source: Ambitious Recruit plans $1.96 billion IPO
By Atsuko Fukase and Eric Pfanner
The Australian Newspaper,
Friday 12th September 2014, page 24