Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Wednesday that the first coronavirus vaccinations in Japan will start being given in the middle of next week, with the first shots expected to be for medical workers. On Feb. The health ministry will hold a meeting of an expert panel on Friday to discuss whether to approve major U. It is expected formally approve that vaccine on Monday if the panel gives the green light. In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
Japan has some of the longest working hours in the world. It's trying to change
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The experiment for the month of August led to more efficient meetings and happier workers who took less time off. Microsoft tested out a four-day work week in its Japan offices and found as a result employees were not only happier — but significantly more productive. For the month of August, Microsoft Japan experimented with a new project called Work-Life Choice Challenge Summer , giving its entire 2,person workforce five Fridays off in a row without decreasing pay. The experiment is not the first time long weekends have been experimented with in the corporate world. In , New Zealand trust management company Perpetual Guardian trialled a four-day work week over two months for its staff members.