20100621 Japan, Elderly Work Force (16/45)
Hisao Kitawaki (73 years old, in 8th year of working for Kato company) an elderly worker at Kato (a light industry company), follows a manual for his job which consists of easy-to-read photographic instructions, 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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