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No Longer a Remote Possibility

November 19, 2014
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It is important for employers and employees to understand that courts are being more flexible in determining a reasonable accommodation.
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Legal Briefing: Telecommuting as a Reasonable Accommodation

August 4, 2014
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Employers should not automatically rule out telecommuting options as reasonable accommodations under the ADA.
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How Do We Adapt to Virtual Work?

May 30, 2014
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We have been doing research regarding virtual organizations — particularly related to training and the role that managers play. How we do get our organization to adapt/embrace this new way of working?


 — Changing World, assistant HR specialist, Port Elizabeth, South Africa


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How Flexible are our Workplaces?

May 7, 2014
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There is no excuse for an employer to not offer flexibility. If the employee isn’t performing, treat it as an indictment of that employee, not the flexibility policy.
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Interview With Cali Williams Yost: Building Flexibility

May 4, 2014
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Cali Williams Yost, CEO and founder of Flex Strategy Group/Work Life Fit Inc., published a report looking at working remotely and balancing personal and professional lives.
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6th Circuit Recognizes Telecommuting as an ADA Reasonable Accommodation

April 23, 2014
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While telecommuting as a reasonable accommodation remains the exception, the line that separates exception from rule is shifting as technology makes work-at-home arrangements more feasible.
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It’s Time to Update Your Severe-Weather Policy

January 6, 2014
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In light of these historically frigid temperatures, I’m writing about workplace severe-weather policies, including including how to handle issues such as attendance, wage and hour, and telecommuting.
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37Signal's Jason Fried Dishes on Controlling Remote Workers

January 5, 2014
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Jason Fried, co-founder and CEO of 37signals, says he realized that the best way to keep top talent was to let them work from anywhere.
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Marissa Mayer’s Vision for Innovation Appears to Be Elimination

November 21, 2013
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Among many storylines during Mayer’s first year of running Yahoo, two have captured the attention of HR leaders: eliminate remote workers and deploy forced ranking in performance management.
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Hey, Jealousy: Envy Blossoms Among In-House Workers

October 11, 2013
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Allowing some employees to telecommute may inspire resentment in those who aren’t allowed the privilege.
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