Nissan probe finds misuse of foreign trainees at plants in Japan
Japan Times -- Jun 07
An internal probe by Nissan Motor Co. has discovered misconduct at its plants regarding the employment of foreign trainees, including forcing them to perform jobs not sanctioned under a government program, a company official said Wednesday.

The internal probe found that 45 interns from Indonesia and the Philippines were assigned to do tasks such as painting when they should have been learning how to mold bumpers at plants in Kanagawa Prefecture, the official said.

Some 150 other trainees at its plants in Tochigi and Fukushima prefectures were also found engaging in unsanctioned work, the official said.

Nissan said it has rectified the situation, according to the official.

News source: Japan Times
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