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Research Explainer: “Telecommuting and Earnings Trajectories Among American Women and Men 1989–2008”

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Research Explainer: “Telecommuting and Earnings Trajectories Among American Women and Men 1989–2008”
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

A new study shows that the majority of telecommuting takes place after hours and on weekends, without a correlated increase in earnings.

Out of the Office: More People Are Working Remotely, Survey Finds

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Out of the Office: More People Are Working Remotely, Survey Finds
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New York Times
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Judi C Casey

"Last year, 43 percent of employed Americans said they spent at least some time working remotely, according to the survey of more than 15,000 adults."

The Proximity Myth

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The Proximity Myth
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Huffington Post

The Curse of Flexible Work

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The Curse of Flexible Work
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BBC.com

Deviating from the nine-to-five isn’t always liberating – it can often be a constant source of stress.

Calgary Leads the Charge in Work Flexibility

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Calgary Leads the Charge in Work Flexibility
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

Mayor Nenshi shared with 1 Million for Work Flexibility, “By creating an environment where people can work from home, we’re really helping to manage infrastructure congestion. This is a big deal when it comes to the future of our cities. It is the most cost-effective way to keep our cities moving without having to build more roads or subways. Even if someone is only working from home for part of their day—if they are using city infrastructure at non-peak periods—they are helping us create a much more efficient transportation network.”

Reminder: UK Balance Network Workshop on Digital Technologies - June 27, 2016

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Workshop
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Reminder: UK Balance Network Workshop on Digital Technologies - June 27, 2016
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UK Balance Network
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Ariane Ollier-Malaterre for the SIG Work-family and Technology

Beyond Balance: How digital technologies are affecting our work, our homes, and everything in between

Report on Telecommuting

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Report on Telecommuting
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Psychological Science in the Public Interest

A comprehensive review of the telecommuting literature published in Psychological Science in the Public Interest is now available to the public. The article was written by WFRN members Tammy Allen, Tim Golden, and Kristen Shockley.

Making Choices Between Policies and Real Lives - Barbara Hobson

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Making Choices Between Policies and Real Lives - Barbara Hobson
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WAF Project
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Jonathan Ward

In this post, Barbara Hobson discusses the choices faced by those who seek to take advantage of policies designed to improve work-life balance.

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