Lost work hours from one snow day costs NE employers $1.3B. Yet another reminder of the need for remote work practices.

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“Research just released by Global Workplace Analytics estimates a single snow day can cost Northeast region employers over $1.3 billion in lost productivity. That estimate is based on Global Workplace Analytics’ research about who can, who wants to, and who already does work remotely in the District of Columbia, Philadelphia, New York and Boston metro areas.”

Source: njbmagazine.com

Winter storms are always a wake-up call for companies that haven’t adopted flexible workplace strategies. If people are already familiar with working remotely or telecommuting, when the weather stops traffic cold, they can keep right on working.