When the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010 was New

A while back, a popular news publication announced legislation for the 2010 Telework Act claiming that the legislation would be good for corporate budgets and workers alike.

According to The Washington Post article, it was projected that the government would save money, increase productivity, and be more competitive with talent acquisition and retention, and the environment would benefit from a reduction in daily commuters.

While we have seen many of the benefits associated with federal telework, especially in the wake of Super Storm Sandy and other incremental weather days, several government agencies still have been slow to adopt telecommuting programs. We’ve read all the reasons why certain agencies are hesitant to adopt telework programs, including management resistance, lack of IT support and tools, and uncertainty on how to quantify results, but we remain optimistic that in years to come the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010 will feel as antiquated as the 1972 Equal Rights Amendment.

Source: The Washington Post
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