To The Surprise Of Absolutely No One, Yakuza Involved In Decontamination Work

Asahi Shimbun reports on the prolific problems of the Yakuza in the layers of contractors used to conduct decontamination work after the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Workers only see a portion of their pay as gang members siphon off the rest. Even legitimate contractors have been blamed for the massive waste in the system where each layer of subcontractors takes a cut of the pay.

Journalist Tomohiko Suzuki has a very simple solution to both problems. Direct hire workers to do the decontamination work.

Read all the details over at Asahi Shimbun

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