‘Premium Friday’ — Japan’s new TGIF

Japan considering letting their slaves workers leave early for FAC*, which will be called in engrish, Premium Friday (プレミアムフライデ)—an only once-a-month Japanese TGIF.

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Japan looks to jolt consumption by letting workers clock off early
Reuters | Nov. 14, 2016
TOKYO —
Hoping to jolt Japan’s limp consumer spending, policymakers and business leaders are considering plans to let workers leave by 3 p.m. on the last Friday of each month to encourage them to shop, dine out and generally spend morethe proposed initiative, dubbed "Premium Fridays"could begin as early as February.
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FAC: Friday Afternoon Club
 
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Previous reports on wage-slavery in Japan include:

  • Every Japanese’s dream: Sleep, glorious SLEEP! (3Yen / 2014-08-04)
  • Japanese companies promote sleeping on the job (3Yen / 2007-02-13)
  • Export Boom in death-by-overwork, KAROSHI (3Yen / 2005-08-20)

 




5 thoughts on “‘Premium Friday’ — Japan’s new TGIF”

  1. W wrote:
    >Don’t people need to earn more money to spend more money?

    Yes, they do. Earning more might even help boost that procreation thing that they’re always on about.

  2. They can always get the lost hours back by working longer on the weekends, so the 120 hour work week should not be in danger.

  3. Exactly. Now we have yet another time slot opened up for another part-time job! Yeeeee Haaaa!!!

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