Japanese ad organisation CEO resigns after workman commits suicide

After putting in approximately 105 hours of overtime in Dec 2015, earnest promotion youth workman Matsuri Takahashi jumped to her genocide on Christmas Day.

Prior to her death, she posted unfortunate messages online, during one indicate writing, “Death would be bliss.”

Following an review that found Takahashi was forced to work over 80 hours of overtime during Dentsu — a government-imposed extent — a CEO of a general promotion and PR obelisk announced Wednesday he would step down.


Tadashi Ishii, boss of Japan’s tip promotion group Dentsu, announced his abdication in light of an employee’s self-murder being attributed to overworking.

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“In sequence to take full responsibility, we would like to renounce as boss during a house assembly in January,” Tadashi Ishii pronounced during a news conference, according to CNN Money.

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A Tokyo Labor Bureau-led review into a genocide of a 24-year-old University of Tokyo connoisseur finished with her self-murder being personal as “karoshi.”

Translated as “overwork death,” a tenure was coined in 1978 in light of a arise in occupation-related strokes and heart attacks.

According to USA Today, during slightest 100 karoshi-related suicides take place any year in Japan.

The 1991 self-murder of a 24-year-old Dentsu workman garnered courtesy for a emanate of “karoshi.”


In a radio talk in October, Takashi’s mom stated, “My daughter was revelation her friends and colleagues she would get usually 10 hours of nap in a singular week, and a usually thing she felt was only a enterprise to sleep. … Why did she have to die?”

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