A judge in Tokyo ruled that a Toyota employee in central Japan had died from working 106 hours of overtime in a month. The judge ruled that the family of the employee, who had died of an irregular heartbeat at 4 a.m., was due compensation. Apparently overworked employees is a big problem according to the Yahoo article. So the next time you feel overworked remember it could be worse. You could be working in Japan!
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