Your commute time could be less than a minute. Teleworking is a convenient solution that enables employees to work from home or a remote location one or more days per week. It’s a win-win for employers and employees, reducing commute costs, lowering parking demand, and helping the environment. Telework has proven benefits to employees and employers.
Employee and Employer Benefits
Conduct conference calls at your home office and avoid the hassles of commuting! By teleworking, everyone wins. It can help:
By logging the days they telework, employees may be eligible for iCommute monthly prize drawings. Visit the TripTracker page for more information.
National Telework Week is March 3 - 7, 2014
The fourth annual National Telework Week is March 3 - 7, 2014. This effort encourages companies, agencies, organizations, and individuals to pledge to telework at least once during the first full week in March. During Telework Week 2013, more than 136,000 employees pledged nationwide. Together they avoided 15.1 million miles of commuting, reduced 7,892 tons of pollutants and they saved $12.3 million in commuting costs.
Need help getting started? Check out the sample program policy, agreement, and other documents under quick links.
3rd Annual Telework Week Report 2013 Impact and Year-over-Year Benchmarks
View “8 Ways Telecommuting is a Win for Business and Workers,” KBZ blog, March 2013.
See how changes to technology has improved productivity and collaboration with colleagues for this 20-year veteran of teleworking; Cisco blog, February 2013.
win prizes every month!
Anyone who takes transit, carpools, vanpools, walks, bikes, rides a motorcycle or scooter, teleworks, or has a compressed work week schedule and tracks at least eight trips per month to work or school is eligible. Visit TripTracker to learn more.
Telework FAQs Telework Agreement
Telework Program Policy Selection Survey for Supervisors Telework Home Office Safety Checklist Teleworkers Assignment