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Death by Work

Next Toyota Prius to Be Built in US, But "Karoshi," or Death By Overwork," Tempers the Company' s Announcement

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Trying to make death by overwork acceptable to any society, because survivors are able to get some monetary benefit is ridiculous, repulsive and outrageous.

Karoshi: Overworked Hybrid Engineer Dies

AP | JAY ALABASTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO — A Japanese labor bureau has ruled that one of Toyota's top car engineers died from working too many hours, the latest in a string of suc...