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Japan urges companies to invest more in their workers

Government report highlights risk of being left behind in digital literacy

Workers who lack the skills to participate in the digital future risk being sidelined as their jobs become automated. (Photo by Akira Kodaka)

TOKYO -- Japanese employers and employees will have to work together to improve workers' skills or risk being left behind by the digital revolution, according to the upcoming Annual Report on the Japanese Economy and Public Finance 2018.

Japan's Cabinet Office is finalizing the report and could release it this month.

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