Monday, July 13, 2009

Japanese turn to communists in downturn

Millions of Japanese salarymen, whose fathers and grandfathers initiated this nation's economic miracle, are fully aware that the chaff has already been winnowed out of the domestic workforce.

Japanese college students raise their fists at a job-hunting rally in Tokyo
College students raise their fists at a job-hunting rally in Tokyo as economic crisis makes the 'salarymen' rethink their corporate loyalty Photo: REUTERS

They have seen the part-time employees clock out one last time and the foreign labourers' contracts not renewed. They know there is no staffing fat left to trim and have seen the axes beginning to fall in companies where previously the dark-suited salaryman has been untouchable.

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