Yahoo’s recently adopted ban on telecommuting is designed to boost creativity and cooperation by having employees work on-site. That may work for the search company, but elsewhere employers regard telework as a useful and productive option. That includes the single largest U.S. employer — the federal government. Nearly 90 percent of workers who participated in last week’s Telework Week were federal employees. The event, organized by the Mobile Work Exchange, was open to both private and public sector workers.
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Feds Tiptoe Into Telecommuting Territory