20100621 Japan, Elderly Work Force (18/45)
Hisao Kitawaki (73 years old, in 8th year of working for Kato company) is an elderly worker at Kato (a light industry company) in Nakatsugawa, Japan, Monday 21st June 2010. Kato company has a workforce of 100 people, 50% of whom are 60 years of age or older. The elderly work force earn JPN ¥800-1,000 per hour, but receive no annual bonus or pay rise.
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