Monday, January 25, 2016

Number of Japanese non regular workers estimated at 38 per cent of workforce


Workers commute in Tokyo Copyright Peter Hanami 2007
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"




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