A drone that hovers over Japanese employees and blares music at them to force them to go home was unveiled on December 7, as the country tries to reduce its notoriously long work hours. (AFP PHOTO / BLUE INNOVATION)
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A drone that hovers over Japanese employees and blares music to force them to go home was unveiled Thursday, as the country tries to reduce its notoriously long work hours.T-Frend therefore serves the twin function of reducing overtime and making up for this labour shortage, the firms claimed.Japan's government has been trying to change a culture in which working long hours is perceived as proof of loyalty and dedication.In February, the country launched the "Premium Friday" programme, urging employees to knock off early on the last Friday of the month with the aim of both reducing work hours and invigorating spending.
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