to work at home by using a computer that is electronically linked to the network of one's place of employment.
- tel·e·com·mut·er, noun
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How to use telecommute in a sentence
Business leaders say the return will likely continue to be gradual, with telecommuting remaining an option for many workers post-pandemic.More D.C.-area employers are coming to terms with telework flexibility and hybrid schedules, survey says | Luz Lazo | October 25, 2021 | Washington Post
When shops and restaurants shuttered at the start of the pandemic, causing widespread layoffs elsewhere, most residents were able to telecommute.
According to a recent survey of 2,400 residents by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ Transportation Planning Board, 16 percent of area residents said they telecommuted at least once per week before the pandemic.Metro board considers lowering fares to lure riders when workers return to offices | Justin George | April 8, 2021 | Washington Post
Post-pandemic, 33 percent said they expected to telecommute at least once a week.Metro board considers lowering fares to lure riders when workers return to offices | Justin George | April 8, 2021 | Washington Post
Giving parents the freedom to go to work, even if they telecommute, rather than also having to oversee their kids’ school day, is what will get businesses going again, and get our economy back on track.There’s More Local Government Can Do to Help Struggling Families | Chris Cate and Alessandra Lezama | October 9, 2020 | Voice of San Diego