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Japan ad agency head to quit after employee suicide

Japan ad agency head to quit after employee suicide

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by December 30, 2016 Pacific News, Regional News

 

 

Tokyo (AFP) – The president of Japan’s biggest advertising agency said he plans to step down, a year after an employee suicide linked to allegations of extreme overwork at the company.

The announcement came as Japanese authorities referred Dentsu and one of its executives to prosecutors on suspicion of violating Japan’s labour law by forcing the 24-year-old employee to work illegally long hours. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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