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NTT keeps teleworking as the new norm in post-pandemic Japan

Telecom wants half of back-office staff to work from home until COVID-19 cure

The vast telecom will dramatically change how its offices function in the wake of the pandemic. (Source photo by Reuters)

TOKYO -- Japan's vast NTT conglomerate will maintain the ratio of teleworking employees at 50% or higher for about 280 of its companies after June, Nikkei learned on Thursday.

The move by the country's largest telecommunications concern comes after the government lifted the state of emergency on Monday.

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