Would Premium Friday work in Japan?

podcast Japan Business News with Yuzuha Oka

Would Premium Friday work in Japan?
  • Language: eng
  • Published: 24 Feb 2017
  • Duration: 06:39

The Japanese government starts a new initiative called Premium Friday, which encourages employees to leave companies early, around 3pm, on last Fridays of each month.
The government aims to boost consumption and eliminate the notoriously long working hours.
Yuzuha looks at the Twitter timeline around 3.30pm to see how it's working.