Square Enix will allow most employees to work from home permanently

Game developer and publisher Square Enix says it will allow the majority of its employees to work from home on a permanent basis. Starting on December 1st, the company will designate each individual worker as either home- or office-based. In both cases, those individuals will work an average of at least three days from their respective locations.

Provided their position allows for it, they’ll have the flexibility to change their designation on a month to month basis. Square Enix expects about 80 percent of its employees will end up working from home once the program starts next month. Depending on an employee’s role, their job may require them to work out of one of the company’s offices — though it says the majority of eligible employees will get the chance to work from home if they wish.