Home GRASP GRASP/Japan Dentsu chief admits illegal overtime at court hearing

Dentsu chief admits illegal overtime at court hearing

144
0
SHARE

Dentsu Inc. President Toshihiro Yamamoto admitted illegal overtime at the top Japanese ad agency, during the first court hearing Friday on the scandal that came to light following the high-profile overwork-induced suicide of a young female employee.
Dentsu Inc. President Toshihiro Yamamoto admitted illegal overtime at the top Japanese ad agency, during the first court hearing Friday on the scandal that came to light following the high-profile overwork-induced suicide of a young female employee.
“We deeply apologize,” he said at the hearing, held at Tokyo Summary Court. The company is alleged to have violated the labor standards law. Public prosecutors demanded a criminal fine of 500,000 yen for Dentsu.

Continue reading...