Adopting a dynamic policy allowing the right team members to routinely work from home will boost your retention, recruitment, and work/life balance efforts, while slashing absenteeism and expenses.
Business Continuity: earthquakes, wild fires, and epidemics happen. Every employer should have a business continuity plan outlining staff functions and deliverables in the event of an emergency.
Teleworking Policy: a key component of successful business continuity, employers may encourage non-essential personnel to telecommute routinely or on an as-needed basis.
SLO Rideshare’s Telework Toolkit for SLO County Employers Includes:
- Memo to Management: get the conversation started.
- Example Policy: use our sample telework policy as a guide to writing yours.
- Selection Survey: a tool for telemanagers to determine who is eligible.
- Office, Technology, & Safety Checklist: make sure everything is ready to go!
- Teleworker Agreement: establish a formal commitment.
- Teleworker Assignment: set clear goals and expectations to measure.