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... -------------------------

Julia Loughran

Julia Loughran is President and owner of ThoughtLink, Inc., a and consulting firm with extensive experience in helping government and commercial organizations use information technologies to increase productivity for individuals, organizations, and teams – particularly organizations and teams not physically located together.  Julia also serves as Vice President of Solutions for iConecto, a health gaming company. 

Julia has 30 years experience developing and conducting research on networked and remote training, data visualization, individual and team performance metrics, team building and facilitation.  She has designed, developed, and analyzed models, games and simulations.  In addition, she has developed collaboration tools and software designed to assist in team building and facilitation for Government and non-governmental organizations.  As part of her research on how teams can best use technology, she worked on the design and development of a game based laboratory for experimenting with different team facilitation tools.  Julia has a Master’s of Science Degree in Artificial Intelligence/Information Systems from George Washington University, Washington, DC.

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