Toyota settles with family over worker's suicide due to harassment

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Toyota Motor Corp. has come to a settlement with the family of a male employee who killed himself in 2017, acknowledging that his suicide was caused by harassment from his superior, a senior Toyota official said Monday. Toyota President Akio Toyoda has met with the family and offered an apology. The settlement was reached on April 7. Toyota did not disclose the amount of compensation it would pay. Local labor authorities had determined that the then 28-year-old employee was suffering from adjustment disorder as a result of harassment from his superior, who constantly abused him verbally by cal...

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