Students have been denied in-person schooling. At the same time, millions of women—many of whom have children—have been thrown out of work. Suddenly, homeschooling became a much more viable and necessary option.
Economic realities mean the socialist state would need to utilize the same method of discounting wages as capitalists do. The only difference is that under socialism, bureaucrats would do the "exploitation."
The highly regulated, protectionist Japanese economy, and an overall collectivist culture, leaves little room for flexibility in executive pay. This makes Japanese businesses less competitive, and work life more miserable.