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Federal Guidelines Encourage Employers to Plan Now for Upcoming Influenza Season
Department of Commerce (DOC) Secretary Gary Locke, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced new guidance for businesses to plan for and respond to the upcoming flu season.

WorldatWork Survey Finds Telework on the Rise in the U.S., Canada
Analysis of Employee Retention Practices Shows Some Cross-Border Differences

2008 Survey Shows Private-Sector Telecommuting Growth Nears Federal Level
Federal Ability to Maintain Operations During Disruptions Still Outpaces Private Sector
According to the national survey, private-sector employers have taken significant steps to expand telecommuting initiatives, and private-sector telework adoption is approaching the Federal level.


Researchers Say Telecommuting has Mostly Positive Consequences for Employees and Employers
Flexible work arrangements give workers more control over their environment, which helps performance and overall job satisfaction

National Study Finds Electronics Significantly Reduce Energy
CEA Says Great Potential for Industry to Drive Emissions Reductions and Energy

Connecticut Embraces Practice of Telecommuting
According to a recent Telecommute Connecticut survey, more than 158,000 Connecticut residents work from home at least one day a month - an 86 percent jump from just five years ago.

Telework Trending Upward, Survey Says
The number of Americans whose employer allows them to work remotely at least one day per month increased 63 percent, from 7.6 million in 2004 to 12.4 million in 2006, according to a recent report issued by WorldatWork.

2006 MetLife Caregiving Cost Study: The Impact on Productivity to U.S. Business
Caregiving is a growing responsibility for more and more employees and itís costing businesses in lost time and productivity, according to a 2006 study,

National Survey Finds 11 Percent of Employees Telecommute
Over 10.6 million people - 11 percent of the workforce - telecommute full or part-time, according to the 2005/2006 National Technology Readiness Survey (NTRS).

2006 CCH Survey Finds Unscheduled Absenteeism Up in U.S. Workplaces, and Employers Have Growing Concerns about Presenteeism
The unscheduled absenteeism rate was 2.5 percent in 2006 -- the highest since 1999 - according to the 16th Annual CCH & Harris Interactive Survey.

Survey Finds Many Employers Trying to Alleviate Impact of High Gas Prices on Staff
Employees who are feeling pain at the pump may find help from their employers.

One in Three U.S. Workers Have "Telecommuted" to Work
Gallup's annual Work and Education Poll finds about one in three U.S. workers have telecommuted to their job at some time, with the average worker telecommuting two days each month.

Hudson Survey Finds Many Employees Want to Work in Both Settings

Federal Telework Picking Up Speed; CDW-G Federal Telework Report Reveals Dramatic Increase in the Number of Federal Teleworkers in 2006
43 Percent of Federal Teleworkers Have Started in the Last Year; 32 Percent of Federal IT Professionals Indicate Expansion or Start of Telework Program in the Last Year

Annual survey shows Americans are working from many different locations outside their employer's office
ITAC, the Telework Advisory Group for WorldatWork, reports that millions of Americans are working in a variety of different locations outside of their employer's office.

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