Signing a contract is a requirement and Employees enjoy greater freedoms within the world.
Usually but not always pets, people who are used as tools to carry out goals that usually end in a person's physical or mental demise.
The upper members assign lookouts to monitor the activities of pets.
Counselor Zhou has been working to expand the Company's reach in Japan. It was both for his financial, and for his country's benefit, yet Jin thanks him for it regardless.
With Hayashi able to turn people he came across into pets who could never disobey orders, but not wanting to share his Peak for this purpose, the Company issued an ultimatum. He could continue to create puppets, or crush Satoru.