You Might Be Able to Flex Your Way to a Fatter Paycheck
By Brian O’Connell
Contrary to what ‘some others’ are erroneously reporting, the telework trending is upward during the last half of the first decade on the 21st Century no matter how measured… one day per month, one day per week, part-time or full-time!
One can only speculate why anyone would suggest there is a downward ‘trend’ in the number of teleworkers??? Perhaps those so reporting have a vested interest with antiquated industrial era work practices, “ STAUTUS QUO” that continues their unique individual interest, cash flows, organizational positioning, etc… rather than supporting job growth, greater employment opportunities regardless of geographic location, and competing more effectively (and fairly) in the emerging global market place.
Telecommuters Kept Patent Office at 70% Productivity During Hurricane Sandy
By Debra Cassens Weiss
The U.S. patent & Trademark Office due to its Work@Home™ Program was 70% productive during Hurricane Sandy reports both the Washington Post and American Bar Association.
Even these RESULTS are precisely what the Telework Coalition has predicted for the past decade and even those sterling accomplishments could be exceeded if TelCoa’s goal of 40% of the work force worked from home full-time was implement nationally, both in the public and private sectors. Such a bold initiate would not only achieve job growth, but would very quickly demonstrate improved environmental benefits and huge energy utilization cost avoidances!
Posted Nov 9, 2012
Posted Nov 9, 2012
Virtual Office Failing
By Marion Overholt, By Marion Overholt, The Windsor Star, February 29, 2012
Communications with Service Canada’s employment insurance has suffered connecting difficulties. Over 9000 complaints to Parliament indicate that the unemployed spend hours on hold and the key remedy is the direct creation of jobs.
State and Vermont State Employees Association agree on “teleworking” policy
February 9, 2012
There are two overlapping reports for the State’s teleworking policy (No. 11.9) establishing the “basic principles and conditions regarding an employee’s voluntary request to work remotely from an alternate worksite”. The first report is more in the form of a press release and more specific.
GSA Soon to Charge Employees for Parking
Written by Ross Wilkers
Jul 25, 2011
Effective Aug. 1, the General Services Administration will charge its employees for parking at federal office buildings and GSA-leased buildings in the National Capital Region.