Best Overwork Culture Documentaries

A look at the best FREE Overwork Culture documentaries.

1. Karoshi: Death by Overwork | Matsuri Takahashi's Tragic Story

Duration: 20:37

Published: September 17, 2021

Views: 14219+


Channel: Leon

Karoshi is death by overwork in Japanese. It is a common phenomenon that has plagued the Japanese society. Karoshi led Matsuri Takahashi, a 24 year old, to take her own life. She worked at Dentsu a Japanese PR company known to have long working hours. Matsuri is just one out of thousands of Japanese that take their own life every year. 0:00 Introduction to Karoshi 0:17 The Story of Matsuri Takahashi 9:05 The Aftermath of Dentsu 11:58 Japanese Government Intervention 12:35 Matsuri's Mother's Statement 13:42 Changes to Working Conditions 15:00 The Reality of a Japanese Worker #Karoshi #Matsuri #Takahashi #Suicide

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2. The Extreme 996 Work Culture in China

Duration: 16:42

Published: August 28, 2021

Views: 5865026+


Channel: VICE Asia

"996" is a common term used by employees at China’s tech companies to describe their working life- starting work at 9am and leaving at 9pm, working six days a week. VICE World News looks at China’s hyper-competitive work culture and the costs to their personal and social lives. *VICE Motion Graphics Artist - Kushagrah Kalia Click here to SUBSCRIBE to VICE Asia: Connect with VICE Asia: Check out our full video catalog: Videos, daily editorial and more: More videos from the VICE network: Like VICE Asia on Facebook: Follow VICE Asia on Twitter: Follow

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3. Gwarosa: Working to Death in South Korea | Foreign Correspondent

Duration: 29:43

Published: August 26, 2021

Views: 2731908+


Channel: ABC News In-depth

Since the start of the pandemic, 21 delivery workers in South Korea have died. Unions blame overwork. The Koreans even have a word for death by overwork: 'gwarosa'. We all rely on home deliveries to get us through the pandemic but do we ever spare a thought for the workers who bring them to us? As demand for home deliveries explodes, the pressure on warehouse sorters and drivers has become relentless. Lee Seong Wook, 44, is a delivery driver. He works six days a week from early in the morning until late at night. “I'd be lying if I said

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4. Why Japan has Toxic Work Culture (Documentary Series Ep.2/3)

Duration: 49:31

Published: June 11, 2021

Views: 128552+


Channel: Nobita from Japan

This is the second volume of my Japan Documentary Series (2021). If anyone who watched it all the way to the end, thank you so much for your time!! And I really hope you enjoyed it. If you want to watch this type of content, please consider making a small donation: ■Being a Woman in Japan (Documentary Series Ep.1/2) ■What rising of ‘NEETs’ really means to Japan ====================================== Huge thanks to all the interviewees in this video for sharing their experience and thoughts. ■Yusuke (Karate Dojo waKu) ■Mao ■Taku: Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0

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5. Death By Overwork: South Korea's Delivery Workers Suffer Amid Pandemic Boom | CNA Correspondent

Duration: 22:44

Published: March 1, 2021

Views: 134469+


Channel: CNA Insider

South Korea is known for its 'bullet speed' delivery services but a spate of delivery men deaths in 2020 is putting the industry’s speed-at-all-costs practice in the spotlight. More from CNA Correspondent: ================= About CNA Correspondent: Highlights of news stories and features by CNA's network of Correspondents based in major cities across the region. ================= #CNAInsider #CNACorrespondent #SouthKorea #Gwarosa For more, SUBSCRIBE to CNA INSIDER Follow CNA INSIDER on: Instagram: Facebook: Website:

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6. What's The Cost Of Being The Hardest Workers In The World? | Deciphering Japan | Episode 2/4

Duration: 47:48

Published: August 7, 2020

Views: 1638717+


Channel: CNA Insider

Japan's work ethic famously propelled it into a first world nation and the Japanese are known to work some of the longest hours in the world. Ironically, it is among the least productive economies today and one that has remained stagnant for over two decades. Washington-based journalist Yumi Araki heads back to her native home to find out why the Japanese work so hard. As the nation grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic and with ever greater economic pressures, Yumi also explores if that unbending dedication to work is changing. She meets people across a spectrum of the nation’s workforce: from

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7. Crisis Point: Junior Doctor Diaries | Part 1 (Medical Documentary) | Real Stories

Duration: 47:15

Published: July 11, 2019

Views: 354375+


Channel: Real Stories

Filmed at the height of the junior doctors crisis this series explores the story of the unprecedented challenges facing Britain's National Health Service, told by some of the 60,000 junior doctors. Confessions of a Junior Doctor Content licensed from TwoFour. Any queries, please contact us at: [email protected] Want to watch more full-length Documentaries? Click here:

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8. Inside Story - Will Japan's overwork culture change?

Duration: 25:31

Published: December 29, 2016

Views: 152320+


Channel: Al Jazeera English

When the 24-year-old woman jumped to her death in December last year, she left a note for her mother. "Why do things have to be so hard?" she asked. She had been working about 100 extra hours a month. Her company - advertising group Dentsu - is under pressure to reduce the amount of overtime its employees do. In November, it was raided by labour regulators. The government ruled the woman's death was due to overwork. About 2,000 Japanese people a year take their own lives for the same reason. Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, is pushing to reform Japan's

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