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Major measuring instrument maker Yokogawa Electric Corp. plans to reduce the work time of 6,000 permanent employees by three days a month to address deteriorating business conditions under the global economic slowdown, industry sources said Wednesday.

The Tokyo-based company is consulting its labor union on the plan, which it expects to implement through June once an agreement is reached, the sources said.

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