Court Fines Dentsu Aegis Just $4,400 in Excessive Overtime Suicide Case

Dentsu Aegis, one of the largest global ad agency holding groups, today was fined a mere 500,000 yen (approximately $4,400) for violating Japan's labor laws, violations that purportedly culminated in the suicide of a 24-year-old employee. The Tokyo Summary Court handed down the penalty, which is strikingly small for a company that reported $10 billion...

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