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Argument continues about the "White collar exemption" that exempts specific white collar workers from the "8 hours in 1 day, 40 hours a week," working hours fixed by the Labour Standards Act.
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ichinichi
ichijitsu
hitohi
hitoe
noun
  1. first day of the month
  2. one day
jikan
adverbial noun, noun
  1. time
  2. hours
shuu
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. week
ji
suffix
  1. hour; o'clock
  2. (specified) time; when ...; during ...
toki
adverbial noun, noun
  1. time; hour
  2. occasion; moment
aida
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. space (between); gap; interval; distance
  2. time (between); pause; break
  3. span (temporal or spatial); stretch; period (while)
  4. relationship (between, among)
  5. members (within, among)
  6. due to; because of
kan
noun, suffix
  1. interval; period of time
  2. among; between; inter-
ken
noun
  1. 1.818 m (6 jou)
  2. counter used to number the gaps between pillars
ma
noun
  1. space; room; time; pause
toiu
expression
  1. said; called thus
roudoukijunhou
noun
  1. Labor Standards Act
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
sadameru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to decide; to establish; to determine
roudoujikan
noun
  1. working hours; man-hours
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
kisei
noun, suru verb
  1. regulation; (traffic) policing; control; restriction
wo
particle
  1. indicates direct object of action
  2. indicates subject of causative expression
  3. indicates an area traversed
  4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
  5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
  6. indicates object of desire, like, hate, etc.
tokutei
na adjective, noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. specific; special; particular
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
howaitokaraa
noun
  1. white-collar
jogai
noun, suru verb
  1. exception; exclusion
su
suru verb (irregular)
  1. to do (literary form of suru)
howaitokaraa
noun
  1. white-collar
eguzenpushon
noun
  1. exemption
shi
noun
  1. ti; si; 7th note in the tonic solfa representation of the diatonic scale
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
giron
noun, suru verb
  1. argument; discussion; dispute; controversy
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
susumu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to advance; to go forward
  2. to precede; to go ahead (of)
  3. to make progress; to improve
  4. to deepen; to heighten
  5. to do of one's own free will
susunde
expression
  1. voluntarily; willingly; of one's own free will
iru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
  3. (after the -te form of a verb) verb indicating continuing action or state (i.e. to be ..ing, to have been ..ing)

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