First-in-Industry ‘Working-at-Home’ Scheme Wins Award from Japan Telework Association
||Taking another industry-leading step forward: Corporate-wide full roll-out since January 1, 2014
||Giving more choice for employees and their families: The company’s commitment to supporting employees’ work-life balance
Kawasaki, Japan - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers, today announced its first-in-industry “Working-at-Home” scheme has won an award from the Japan Telework Association.
MFTBC has been looking into how it can further support their employees and its families as a responsible corporate citizen and had implemented a child and nursing care pilot “Working-at-Home” scheme last year since May 2013. With great feedback from the pilot members and their direct supervisors, the company has now fully rolled out the scheme on a corporate-wide level starting January 1, 2014.
On the occasion of winning the award, Mr. Shigeki Egami, Head of Human Resources, said:
“We are very much honored for receiving this prestigious award given by the Japan Telework Association. It exactly supports our claim to becoming the number one choice as the employer in our industry and also represents that our corporate activity is highly appreciated. We have been and definitely keep committed to supporting our employees and their families also in the long run – giving more choice and possibilities in designing their career and personal lives.”
About the Japan Telework Association
Formerly founded back in 1991, the Association, supported by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism, aims to enhance individuals’ lives and the development of corporations and communities by supporting and enlightening telework schemes. As of October 2013, the Association and its activities are supported by more than 120 member organizations
Based in Kawasaki, Japan, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is one of Asia's leading commercial vehicle manufacturers. In 2012, the company sold a total of about 174,000 vehicles including light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses. Daimler AG owns 89.29% of MFTBC shares and various Mitsubishi group companies own 10.71% of MFTBC shares. MFTBC is an integral part of the Daimler Trucks Division of Daimler AG.
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