Beginning Monday, March 5, 2012 Telework Exchange will host the second annual Telework Week. Underwritten by Cisco and supported by eWorkPlace, Telework Week is a week-long effort to encourage agencies, organizations, and individuals to pledge to telework. We invite you to pledge to telework the week of March 5-9, 2012 – it’s free to participate.

Telework is a win-win-win opportunity for agencies/organizations, employees, and the environment. Telework supports:
  • Meeting the Federal telework law requirements – Telework Enhancement Act of 2010
  • Real estate savings – Presidential Memorandum on Disposing of Unneeded Federal Real Estate
  • Sustainability -Executive Order 13514
  • Business continuity
  • Improved productivity
  • Personnel recruitment and retention
  • Work/life balance and commuter savings
  • Reduction of traffic, greenhouse gas emissions, and wear and tear on public transportation
Pledge your support by visiting
During Telework Week 2011, nearly 40,000 pledges saved $2,730,229 on commuting costs, gained back 148,692 hours into their day, and removed 1,818 tons of pollutants from the air, while refraining from driving 3,764,001 miles. For additional information and to pledge, please visit

Telework week 2012 (PDF)