CORRECTED: UPDATE1: Charge dropped against Uber Japan for hiring Vietnamese overstayers

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Tokyo prosecutors decided Thursday not to indict Uber Japan Co., its former representative and a former staff member over allegations two Vietnamese whose visas had lapsed were hired in violation of the immigration control law. Tokyo police referred the 47-year-old former representative of Uber Japan and the 36-year-old former employee in charge of legal compliance to prosecutors on June 22, but the prosecutors decided not to indict without giving a reason. They were accused of failing to stop overstayers from being hired between June and August 2020 as Uber Eats delivery employees by not requ...

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