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Commuter Connections Offers Free Employer Telework Seminars

May 13, 2003

According to a 2001 survey by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG), 15 percent of the workforce in the Washington region telework at least one day per week, up from 12 percent in 1998. To assist local businesses and government agencies in establishing telecommuting programs, COG’s Commuter Connections is presenting a series of free one-day seminars. Topics address such issues as understanding telework as a business strategy, overcoming resistance and barriers to implementing a program, managing employees in a telework environment, and others.

 To register, visit and click on “Employer Seminars.” 

The seminar runs from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sessions will take place on the following dates:

Tuesday, May 20

 Hilton Washington Dulles Airport   

13869 Park Center Road     

 Herndon, VA

Thursday, May 22

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

777 North Capitol Street, NE

Washington, DC


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