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Japanese woman 'dies from overwork' after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month - The Guardian

Fate of media worker Miwa Sado, 31, piles pressure on authorities to address large number of deaths linked to labour practices. Japanese firm fined token sum after woman died from overwork · Justin McCurry in Tokyo. Thu 5 Oct 2017 03.11 EDT Last ...and more »

Japanese reporter died after clocking 159 hours of overtime - CNNMoney

NHK said that labor officials had concluded that the 31-year-old political reporter died from heart failure caused by spending long hours on the job. Japan, known for its 'salaryman' culture and punishing work hours, has struggled for years to tackle ...and more »

NHK reveals reporter's 'karoshi' in 2013 after grueling OT - Asahi Shimbun

More than three years after the official ruling, Japan Broadcasting Corp. (NHK) disclosed on the air on Oct. 4 that the death of one of its reporters in 2013 of heart failure was blamed on overwork. The admission will likely refuel calls for a halt to ...and more »

Young Worker Clocked 159 Hours of Overtime in a Month. Then She Died. - New York Times

TOKYO — Miwa Sado, a young journalist for Japan's state-run broadcaster, spent the summer of 2013 frantically covering two local elections in Tokyo. Over the course of a month, she clocked 159 hours of overtime. She rarely took weekends off. She ...and more »

Japan: TV broadcaster forced to admit that reporter Miwa Sado, 31, died from overtime - The Times

A 31-year-old television reporter for Japan's state broadcaster died after working 159 hours of overtime in a month, another apparent victim of the country's culture of overwork. The body of Miwa Sado, who worked for NHK, was found in her home in Tokyo ...and more »

A 31-year-old's 'death from overwork' causes Japan to rethink work-life balance - Business Insider

The latest victim to be announced as a case of karoshi is 31-year-old Miwa Sado, who worked for the Japanese news network NHK and reportedly logged 159 overtime hours in one month before she died of heart failure in July 2013. She had taken just two ...and more »

This 31-year-old Japanese journalist died holding a phone after working 159 hours of overtime in a month - Business Insider

A political journalist in Japan died from overwork, her employer has revealed four years after her death. Miwa Sado died of congestive heart failure in 2013 after working 159 hours and 37 minutes of overtime in one month, her employer, the Japanese ...and more »

Young Japanese Reporter Died of 'Karoshi,' or Overwork, Broadcaster Says - NBCNews.com

Japanese public broadcaster NHK announced this week that one of its young reporters died of "karoshi," a Japanese term for overwork, renewing calls for labor reform in a nation where working long hours is prized. Miwa Sado died of congestive heart ...and more »

Japanese Government: Political Reporter Was Worked to Death - EHS Today

Miwa Sado, a 31-year-old political reporter for NHK, Japan's public broadcasting network, died of heart failure in her home in July 2013. She was found in bed by a friend, holding her cell phone. NHK revealed in an Oct. 4 news story that Sado had ...and more »

Japanese journalist works herself to death by doing 159 HOURS of overtime in a month and taking just two days off - Daily Mail

A Japanese journalist worked herself to death by doing 159 hours of overtime in a month and taking just two days off. Miwa Sado, a political journalist for the country's national broadcaster, suffered a heart failure in July 2013 and, a year after her ...and more »