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!

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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.

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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.

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Jason Morwick

Jason M. Morwick is a teleworker and writer who writes about teleworking, leading in the virtual workplace, and business process improvement.  Jason is co-author of the book Making Telework Work: Leading People and Leveraging Technology for High-impact Results (Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2009), a guide for managers and leaders on creating a case for telework and managing teleworkers.  He has published in journals, magazines, and websites such as Quality Progress, Review of Business, Business Journal, Strategic HR Review, American Business Review, iSixSigma Magazine, and isixsigma.com.  Additionally, he writes a weekly blog at thevirtualleader.wordpress.com to provide practical, how-to advice for people working in a virtual environment.  Jason has spoken at numerous conferences and seminars on the topic of telework, leadership, and business process improvement.

Jason is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and former Army officer.  He earned a Masters of Business Administration from Regis University, Denver, Colorado.  Jason has managed teams and organizations for large and small companies while working in a variety of positions from operations to quality to Human Resources in both traditional and virtual environments. 

Jason has a severe phobia of office cubicles and works from his home office near Orlando, Florida.

www.teleworkleaders.com

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