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Nikkei staff writers June 13, 2018 02:04 JST | Japan
TOKYO -- Japanese trading company
Sumitomo Corp. will let its roughly 4,000 employees telecommute at least part of the week, promoting flexible working arrangements to raise productivity.
The program will start in the fall, after the relocation of the company head office within Tokyo in September.
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