AboutSmart Business Strategy

Minnesota’s employers can achieve a bottom line boosting competitive advantage.

Welcome to eWorkPlace! eWorkPlace is a state-sponsored program for Twin Cities metro area employers; it is also a business strategy and work process that is focused on telework and the Results-Only Work Environment (ROWE). Telework enables employees to work from home or a remote location and connect to the office via technology - internet, phone and mobile devices. Telework can be performed on a full or part-time basis and is often complemented with flexible scheduling.

Access Telework Tools

Tools to help you start a telework program.

 Participating Companies Receive Free Tools Including:

  • Managers Guide
  • Selection guidance
  • Sample Telework Policy
  • Sample Teleworker Application
  • Sample Teleworker Agreement
  • Telework Implementation Steps Guide
  • Case Studies 
What's New at eWorkPlace

eWorkPlace Announces Program Results

eWorkPlace demonstrates that flexible work is a win-win concept. It is shown to help reduce congestion during peak periods; increases employee productivity and voluntary retention; reduces real estate costs for employers; saves employees time and money while boosting quality of life; and reduces greenhouse gas emissions and the need for costly infrastructure investments for our community. More than 4,200 employees from 48 Minnesota employers participated in eWorkPlace from June 2009 to June 2011.