ブラック企業

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
ぎょう
Grade: 3

Etymology[edit]

ブラック (burakku, black) +‎ 企業 (kigyō, enterprise)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bɯ̟ᵝɾa̠k̚kɯ̟ᵝ kʲiɡʲo̞ː]

Noun[edit]

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ブラック企業 (hiragana and katakana ブラックきぎょう, rōmaji burakku kigyō)

  1. an exploitative firm, an employer that abuses employees, an employer offering poor working conditions
    • 2018 June 5, “Honki de check! Josei o sakushu suru kakure burakku kigyō shindan”, in Elle[1]:
      あなたの会社 (かいしゃ) () (ほん)では“マジョリティ”といわれているブラック () (ぎょう)なのかどうか、 (しん) (だん)できるチェック項目 (こうもく)作成 (さくせい)
      Anata no kaisha ga Nihon de wa “majoriti” to iwareteiru burakku kigyō nano ka dōka, shindan dekiru chekku kōmoku o sakusei.
      Use this checklist to diagnose whether your company is in what is called the “majority” exploitative employers in Japan.
    • 2018 June 28, “‘Burakku kigyō-ka’ no osore seifu ga suishin ‘furīransu’ saitei chingin hoshō naku, chōjikan rōdō mo”, in Mainichi Shimbun[2]:
      最低賃金 (さいていちんぎん) () (しょう)はなく、 (ろう) (どう) () (かん) () (せい) ()けないため「ひとりブラック () (ぎょう) ()しやすい」とも ()われる。
      Saitei chingin no hoshō wa naku, rōdō jikan no kisei mo ukenai tame “hitori burakku kigyō-ka shi yasui” to mo iwareru.
      With no guaranteed minimum wage or regulation of work hours, it is said that “It’s easy to become a one-person burakku kigyō.”