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.

For the complete article,
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Ask the Work@Home™ Experts

Ask the Work@Home™ Experts

If you are interested in any of the following areas, you can formulate and present you questions to the staff of TelCoa and we will do our best to find answers for you:

  • screening, selecting, or retaining the employees best suited to succeed in the distributed work environment;
  • learning how best to train, update, and include the your teleworkers in the greater community of fellow workers;
  • designing the most highly productive, safe, and secure (both information and physical security) home office environment;
  • establishing mutually agreeable policies for ‘who pays of what’, what technology is used (or not used), and the ‘Rules of the Telework Highway™’;
  • keeping up-to-date on available regional and local telework incentives, proposed/pending telework-centric legislation, and related issues not readily addressed within the body of information contained literature provided.

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