Japan is trying to ease the on workers and boost spending. It started a called "Premium Friday". Workers are being encouraged to leave earlier on the Friday of the month to relax or go . About 130 companies are participating. Doubters are if the campaign will work. Japan's are famous for being . The government said: "It will take time for Premium Friday to take ."
Premium Friday followed the of a man who was made to do too overtime. A court said it was " by overwork". It said overworking was a big . Japan's Prime Minister promoted the campaign by leaving the at 3:30pm for a meditation . The government said the government and the private needed to make workers feel in leaving early. Many workers said they would have to work on Saturdays.