Work performed by an employee while away from the office.
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In Europe, where telework is all the rage, the European Union is also looking to replace asphalt with fibre optics when planning new highways.
—Colin Vaughan, "Telework makes sense for Toronto," The Toronto Star, March 9, 1998
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Telework proponents often tout the social and environmental benefits of working outside the office, such as more time for family and less traffic congestion and air pollution. Little attention, however, has been drawn to what proponents say is telework's most important benefit: increased employee productivity.
—Peter and Trudy Johnson-Lenz, "telework and togetherness on the network," Christian Science Monitor, February 24, 1981
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