20100621 Japan, Elderly Work Force (31/45)
Susumu Suzuki (63yrs old) and wife Itsuko (59 years old) are elderly workers 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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