Make Telework Your Virtual Reality

Vehicle emissions are a major contributor to the creation of ground-level ozone and pollution causing illnesses. Making a commitment to telework at least once a week, residents and business owners can be the solution by preventing air pollution. Teleworking helps reduce the number of vehicles on the road causing a decrease in vehicle emissions. Business owners, employees, and residents can take advantage of the many benefits teleworking offers.

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  1. Benefits to Business Owners
  2. Benefits to Employees
  3. Benefits to Residents
  • Increased productivity
  • Reduced unscheduled absences caused by illness and scheduling conflicts
  • Reduced turnover rates saving the cost of replacing and training new employees
  • Reduced facility costs
  • More favorable impression on employees, investors, and stakeholders as leaders in sustainable efforts
  • Operational readiness in the event of a disaster or emergency
  • Improved planning for employee travel reduction and parking

How can businesses and employees start a teleworking program?

  • Speak with the organization’s leadership on the benefits of creating a telework program
  • Take advantage of teleworking opportunities already in place
  • Collaborate with the business’ human resource department and leadership to develop a teleworking program that meets the needs of the organization
  • Review scheduling options to allow employees to telework when able
  • Review and revise operating procedures that could allow employees to complete work electronically

Page reviewed 24 October 2023