President’s Corner
TelCoa thanks U.S. Representatives Jim Himes, Rosa DeLauro, and Elizabeth Esty for introducing the Multi-State Worker Tax Fairness Act, H.R. 4085, 113th Congress. We strongly support this crucial legislation. The bill would finally eliminate the telecommuter tax, a steep penalty often resulting in double taxation of income that interstate telecommuters earn at home. The telecommuter tax unfairly burdens telecommuters and their employers and limits telework adoption. Congress must make the Multi-State Worker Tax Fairness Act law! TelCoa and other advocates are working to secure the bill’s enactment, but we need your help! >>> Read More...
Guest Columnist
4 Great Examples of Telework’s Impact by: Brie Weiler Reynolds As champions of telecommuting and flexible work options for all, we certainly don’t have to tell TelCoa readers about the benefits of telework--we all know and love them. But as organizations like ours work to spread awareness of, and support for, flexible ways of working, it’s really important to remember the individuals for whom we work--the millions of professionals whose lives would be positively impacted by more access to telework and flexible jobs. At 1 Million for Work Flexibility, we hear daily from supporters about why they support the expansion of flexible work options for all. Here are four great examples of why work flexibility, including telework, is vitally important to individuals, to companies, and to society. >>> Read the entire blog at...
Hot Topics & Links
"Working from home not for everyone, but it can still be a 'win-win' for many workers and employers" is an article in the Cleveland Plain Dealer featuring TelCoa President Chuck Wilsker and Advisory Board member Diane Stegmeier. For the complete article, > click-here... -------------------------

Frank W. Connolly, Esq.

Frank Connolly is Senior Council at Hilton Worldwide.  He has developed a particular interest in the subject of teleworking, and particularly the labor and employment law issues raised by this type of employment relationship.
Mr. Connolly has written and/or spoken on numerous employment law topics, including the Family and Medical Leave Act, sexual harassment, wage and hour laws, the contingent workforce, restrictive covenants, telecommuting and teleworking, and technology and privacy issues in the workplace.  From 1996 through 1999, he served as an associate editor of the Employment Law Deskbook, published by Matthew Bender.

Mr. Connolly graduated from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1989, and received his baccalaureate degree from the University of Chicago in 1986.  He is admitted to practice before the bars of Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia, and New York.

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