Telecommuting and return to work

Tom Barton

The pros and cons of working from home when returning to work.

Telecommuting – otherwise known as working from home – can be a hugely beneficial step for those returning to work following an injury or illness. The ability to carry out work duties on a flexible schedule, while avoiding tiring commutes, can speed recovery and improve the likelihood of permanent return to work. The premise of telecommuting is that employees can fulfil their work obligations and stay connected with their workp...

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