Convenience stores are to pop into 24 hours a day. They also provide part-time jobs for of people. A new suggests that some stores are not so for their part-time workers. Japan's national NHK says workers are given unrealistic quotas. Labor rights say this exploits workers. Some workers get hundreds of dollars deducted from their and have to buy stock for not meeting their .
An expert on Japanese labor said deducting salaries for quotas was . He asked why so many part-timers felt they had to buy unsold . He suggested stores pressured workers to do . The expert asked convenience stores to make part-timers were not exploited. One said he was "drowning in quotas". Another said that he once lost 30% of his salary. The biggest are for quotas for unsold items.