Friday, March 14, 2014

Fukushima workers demonstrate against Tepco

Long overdue---Fukushima workers are fed up with working conditions:
The group of about 100 demonstrators shouted and pumped their fists in the air as they railed against being cheated by contractors hired to find recruits to clean up the shattered site and surrounding area.
He said he was laid off after several months in the job due to heavy radiation exposure.
"Workers are forced to handle contaminated water in such grim working conditions, where any human being should not be put to work," he said.
"They tend to make easy mistakes under the pressure, but it's not they who are at fault -- it's the conditions that force them to do terrible tasks."

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