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

Tony Gill

Tony Gill is the enterprise specialist for business continuity for the corporate real estate department for BMO Financial Group, which includes the Bank of Montreal, Harris Bank, and BMO Capital Markets.   Prior to joining BMO, he was Managing Director of Gill Advisors Inc., a company he founded in 2003, and still serves as its non-operating Chairman. Gill Advisors Inc. remains an independent firm with its own professional staff providing business continuity advisory services to public and private sector clients in the United States and Canada. While managing Gill Advisors, Tony collaborated closely with the Alternative Workplaces Group at the General Services Administration (GSA) and began his work that focused on the strong connection between business continuity planning and telework, and has since been published in several international journals on this emerging topic.  Tony received his M.B.A. at the University of Florida and a B.A. at the Florida State University.

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