Fukushima: TEPCO sued for $868,000 in unpaid “danger money”

Fukushima: TEPCO sued for $868,000 in unpaid “danger money”

Four subcontractors, working to decommission the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, are suing the Tokyo Electric Power Company, in the first-ever such case, saying they were never compensated for working in the radioactive area.

According to Japanese media, the lawsuit is demanding the utility company pay a total of ¥91.4 million ($868,000) in “dangerous-work” benefits.

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