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Nissan runs afoul of its foreign trainee work plan

Carmaker gave improper tasks to 45 workers and not enough hours to 150 others

Nissan's Oppama Plant in Kanagawa Prefecture, southwest of Tokyo: The Japanese automaker may have violated work rules for a total of about 200 workers under a program for foreign trainees.

TOKYO -- Nissan Motor made 45 foreign trainees carry out tasks that are not specified in a plan that the company submitted to the government, Nikkei learned on Wednesday.

The automaker also said there may be about 150 additional individuals whose hours do not meet the required levels under the government-regulated Technical Intern Training Act for foreign nationals.

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