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Hitachi staff only required to come to office 2-3 days a week

Post-pandemic rules to ditch physical stamps and offer $28 face mask support

A Hitachi personnel manager holds an online information session with college students in March. (Photo by Takeshi Hashimoto)

TOKYO -- Hitachi looks to review its work policies to enable employees come to the office just two to three days a week, even after the coronavirus pandemic ends.

The industrial conglomerate announced a set of policies Tuesday to encourage telecommuting, as it joins a growing list of Japanese companies prioritizing results over hours spent at the office.

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