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Japan's overtime hours take biggest tumble amid virus outbreak

Education and hospitality sectors among industries with steepest decrease

Coronavirus outbreak caused Japanese workers to take on less over-time.    © Reuters

TOKYO -- Overtime hours in Japan fell 7.4% in April, the largest monthly decline since January 2013, when comparable data was first collected.

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