Nice one in the right direction and I hope others should take the same steps.
Japan’s New Leader Pledges to Boost Wages Without Raising Sales Tax
Japan’s new prime minister, Fumio Kishida, wants to succeed where Abenomics fell short, by boosting worker wages and creating a new type of capitalism that distributes wealth more widely. Speaking on TV Tokyo late Monday, Kishida said he’ll raise pay for public workers and strengthen an income tax break for companies that boost wages, although he put off an idea floated earlier to raise capital gains taxes. “We should prioritize policy measures that raise people’s incomes,” Kishida said. Japan Pay Hikes Higher Priority Than Capital Gains Tax, PM Says Kishida faces a national election later this month. ... (full story)