David Blecken
Jul 13, 2017

Dentsu to face trial in 'karoshi' case: reports

The company is set to face a formal open trial for its role in an employee’s death.

Dentsu's Tokyo headquarters

Dentsu is reportedly to face an open trial for labour practice violations in a new twist in a saga around the suicide of an employee that began last year.

Tokyo prosecutors will seek to highlight the role Dentsu’s working practices played in the employee’s death after the court deemed the summary indictment proposed on 5 July inadequate, according to reports.

Dentsu was initially expected to pay a fine as punishment for...

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