to work at home or from another remote location by using the internet or a computer linked to one’s place of employment, as well as digital communications such as email and phone: People with white-collar jobs are more likely to telework.
the practice of working at home or from another remote location by using a computer and digital communications: Luckily my employer supports telework, but I usually go into the office on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
- tel·e·work·er, noun
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How to use telework in a sentence
With more offices expected to reopen after Labor Day, transportation experts say even a small shift toward telework could lead to thousands of motorists and transit passengers vanishing from roads, trains and buses.More workers are returning to the office. The pandemic-era commute might be changed forever. | Katherine Shaver, Justin George | July 30, 2021 | Washington Post
The bill would also grant $42 million to cover the costs of responding to the pandemic on Capitol Hill, including reimbursements for overtime, protective equipment, cleaning costs and telework equipment.Congress passes $2.1 billion in emergency funding for Capitol security and Afghan resettlement | Mike DeBonis | July 29, 2021 | Washington Post
“Employees who have been teleworking during the pandemic generally will remain eligible for telework, at least on a situational basis,” the memo stated.Federal government will maintain expansive work-from-home policies after the pandemic | Lisa Rein, Eric Yoder | June 10, 2021 | Washington Post
The telework initiative, which city leaders argued was a necessary precaution to prevent the spread of coronavirus, lasted a month.Arlington announces new police chief, while Alexandria’s chief steps down | Rachel Weiner | June 4, 2021 | Washington Post
Many federal agencies are leaning toward approving liberal telework policies, while service workers will need to get to work on their own dime, he said.Metro board members open to fare reduction, service changes to lure back riders | Justin George | June 2, 2021 | Washington Post
Work from home jumped from 73 percent between 2005 and 2011, according to research by telework Research Network.Current, Former Yahoo Employees Question the Ban on Working From Home | Winston Ross | February 28, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST