NTT extends it to 30,000 employees

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The Japanese telecommunications company NTT Group (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone) will make telecommuting the usual way of working for around 30,000 employees of the 180,000 it has in Japan. The company has indicated that these are the workers who are eligible to opt for the remote modality due to the characteristics of their position.

The measure will begin to work from next July and those responsible for the multinational have indicated that its professionals will be able to carry out their work from anywhere in the country of the rising sun, even while moving from one place to another, as reported by Kyodo News.

The company, moreover, will pay for both transportation and accommodation to those employees who, for work reasons, have to move to some point in the country from the place where they have established their residence. All these measures are aimed at offering new benefits to be able to retain their best workers and attract new ones, something for which they are finding certain difficulties in recent times, since Japan, like many other countries, is immersed in a war of talent that affects, above all, the technology sector.

NTT has some 320,000 workers worldwide, including around 18,000 who work at the former Everis, which was acquired by the Japanese in 2013 and which disappeared as a brand in October 2021 to be renamed NTT DATA. The multinational has reported that it is considering extending the measure worldwide for all its employees. It has also indicated that it is thinking of decentralizing its administrative offices and departments from Tokyo to other major cities in Japan.

Everis, flexibility since last year

The decision of NTT Group will not affect, in principle, the workers of the former Everis, among other things because the Spanish They already implemented their own work flexibility plan last year by which employees can choose the way they want to work, according to reports the expansion newspaper. This measure was launched last summer and 97% of the workers of the Spanish company chose teleworking at that time.

Everis also reported then that its workers could work from anywhere in Spain, so many of them, around 25%, decided to change residence, some to return to their hometowns.

The old Everis belongs to NTT DATA (a company that belongs to the NTT Group) since 2013, the year in which the Japanese disbursed around 560 million euros to take over the Spanish company, according to El País.

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The Japanese telecommunications company NTT Group (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone) will make telecommuting the usual way of working for around…

The Japanese telecommunications company NTT Group (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone) will make telecommuting the usual way of working for around…

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