Telework in the News

Will D.C. Metro Closures Make Agencies Allow More Telework?  The Office of Personnel Management has released guidance suggesting a more open telework outlook at D.C.-area agencies. 

Telework is a Great Option During Metro Shutdown Employers are urged to allow more telework and alternative work schedules for their employees during the shutdown.

A Key Federal Tax Deduction for Teleworkers is Gone Teleworkers who used to be able to write off the cost of working from home could face a higher tax bill this year. 

These 3 Remote-Work Stats Make a Strong Case for Telecommuting If your company has yet to adopt flexible scheduling, here are three statistics that might change your mind.

Agencies That Cut Telework Took a Beating in Annual Employee Survey Two federal departments that controversially made unilateral cuts to their telework programs were among the worst performers in this year's survey of federal employees' happiness and engagement. 

More Americans Now Telecommute Than Take Public Transportation to Work Driving remains the predominant form of commuting. But for the first time, the next most common is working from home. 

Federal Agencies are Told to Help Commuting Employees Cope with Metrorail Disruption Federal agencies have been urged to allow more telework and alternative work schedules for their employees during the current work on Metrorail.

Telepresence Robots Keep Teleworkers Better Connected Telepresence robots gives remote workers a physical presence in the office and allows teleworkers to feel more in control of their experience and provide flexibility that a typical web collaborations tool might not be able to offer.