The company will compensate employees next month for unpaid overtime logged as personal training.
Part One of a series on work reforms in Japanese advertising looks at Dentsu’s efforts to eliminate overwork, create a healthier environment for staff and ultimately produce better work.
The ruling brings to a close an open trial for labour practice violations following the suicide of an employee.
Admitting wrongdoing is healthy. Now it’s vital to ensure things don’t just return to ‘business as usual’.
The company ignored a culture of illegal overtime, the president has acknowledged.
The company is set to face a formal open trial for its role in an employee’s death.
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