The social history of the working class of Japan
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- Labor white paper
- Mainichi Shimbun, editorial, 3 July 1999. The
white paper maintains that greater labor mobility will
become unavoidable in the years to come, and it contends
that the immediate issue will be ensuring a smooth
transition of workers to new employers and stabilizing the
labor market. The social costs incurred as middle-aged
breadwinners lose their jobs will be high.