We can't judge whether there have been legal violations or not, but we believe there are cases that need to be improved.

Masayuki Ono, deputy head of TEPCO’s nuclear plant division. Nearly half of the workers of subcontractors to companies dealing with the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station may be employed illegally, according to a TEPCO survey. (Jiji Press)

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    volland

    Aaaah... another one from everybody's favorite, Tepco.

    Very funny that one....

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    wanderlust

    Must be one of the less popular jobs in Japan, a spokesperson for TEPCO...

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    zichi

    TEPCO could start to employ workers directly instead of exploiting the nuclear gypsies who have no benefits including cancer checks.

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    semperfi

    Oh puhleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeezze . . . . . WHAT a CROCK ...........................over the last 10 years not only International Nuclear Energy Commission {after inspecting Fukushinme} --------but also Japanese scientists and Japanese people-in-the-know------ alerted TEPCO and the J Govt (LDP Party) about the specific aspects of the Fukushima reactor that DES{ERATELY needed repair.............................NOTHING was done ,except personnel was changed ........................................................

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    zichi

    When the 18 atomic power plants are operating their reactors, 80% of the work force or 80,000 are nuclear gypsies.

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    JeffLee

    Weren't they sub-subcontracted? Pathetic, especially given the exorbitant rates that the EPCOs charge their hapless customers.

    More evidence that Japan is turning into a slave society.

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