An International Comparison of Unpaid Overtime Work Among Industrialized Countries
The purpose of this paper is, firstly, to estimate the length of unpaid overtime work
in Japan and the United States where direct data on the subject are not available ,
secondly, to compare these findings with other industrialized countries, such as the
United Kingdom, Germany, and Canada, where the data are available, and lastly, to
show the implications of the international comparison.