Tokyo (February 21, 2020) – Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) is recommending its Group companies in Japan to work remotely and commute during off-peak hours, in response to the spread of novel coronavirus in the country.
In-depth notice about response to infectious diseases has been given to the employees in the Group in Japan. Mitigating risks for infection, the company recommends daily commute during off-peak hours and working remotely, as the domestic work force so often depends on public transportation. These actions are adopted in accordance with business environment of each company and its departments.
Gatherings of many people, such as business meetings and seminars, are canceled or postponed in the meantime. Alternative operations including call or video conferences are being utilized.