Virginia’s 2017 Telework Week is March 6th through 10th. The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) and commuter assistant agencies statewide are encouraging businesses across Virginia to allow qualifying employees to work from home at least one day during Telework Week. Take the pledge today.
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Telework!VA is the one-stop resource for businesses, individuals and government agencies looking to learn more about telework or to start or expand a telework program in Virginia.
Telework enables employees to work from home, or a location that is closer to home, for some portion of their weekly work schedule. An employee can work from home one day every other week, one day a week or more than one day a week. Telework programs can be tailored to your business and employees.
Telework!VA is an online resource to help businesses start or expand a formal telework program. By encouraging employees to perform some or all of their duties without commuting to the office, companies can help reduce traffic congestion, improve air quality and create a flexible workplace. Many businesses experience bottom line benefits from a telework program.
This website lays out a clear path to start or expand programs, provides success stories and testimonials, sample documents and policies and many other tools to help businesses get started. Resources and training modules for managers and teleworkers are also provided to help develop and implement a successful, customized telework program.