Convenience stores are when we need to pop into if we have forgotten to buy . They also provide part-time jobs for of people. A new report from Japan suggests that stores are not so for their workers. Japan's national broadcaster NHK says many part-time workers are given unrealistic quotas. Labor rights experts want stores to stop what they call an exploitative . There are reports of workers having hundreds of dollars deducted from and having to buy unsold stock for not meeting their .
An on Japanese labor law said deducting from salaries for unmet quotas was against the . He questioned why so many part-timers felt they had to buy stock. He suggested it was because of from stores. The expert asked the of convenience stores to tackle this problem so that part-timers are not exploited. One worker said he was "drowning in quotas". Another said that he can lose up to 30% of his salary. The biggest come with quotas for unsold items like Valentines goods and special rolls.