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Now here’s an interesting headline: “Fight Trump. Work from home”
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Now here’s an interesting headline: “Fight Trump. Work from home”

About 135 million Americans commute to work, and according to a 2016 survey by research firm Global Workplace Analytics (GWA), 50 percent of them have jobs they could do remotely at least part time. If all those workers skipped the commute just every other day, we could reduce greenhouse gas emissions as much as we would by taking 9 million cars off the road.

Source: www.motherjones.com

The article points to employer and employee benefits of remote work including reduced work-life conflict, lower greenhouse gas emissions, a reduction on the outbound migration of talent, and even...increased voter turnout!


5 million workers ‘sick’ of commute
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5 million workers ‘sick’ of commute

A new survey conducted by Harris Interactive for The Workforce Institute™ reveals that more than 5,000,000 people have claimed they were sick because they couldn’t face the commute to work. Only 14 percent of those surveyed said they have the option of working from home, yet among those who don’t have the option, 27 percent said they could do so effectively For many adults who commute...

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