Japan’s homeless recruited for murky Fukushima clean-up — Reuters; BCC World Service podcast

Talking points in this article:

” Homeless recruited for Fukushima at minimum wages

* Labor brokers skim their pay; charge for food, shelter

* Some say better homeless than going into debt by working

* Little oversight on companies getting clean-up contracts

* Gangsters run Fukushima labour brokers; arrests made ”

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BCC World Service interviewed Mari Saito, the lead author of the above article, in a short PODCAST that provides an informative overview of the recruitment of Japanese homeless men for decontamination work.

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