Mercer and Ocean
(609) 452-1491
Telework and Alternative Work Schedules
Employers, employees and the community all benefit when employers offer their employees alternative work options such as:
  • Teleworking/telecommuting: Allows employees to work away from the employer’s typically used office space.
  • Flextime: Allows employees to work flexible or staggered work hours.
  • Compressed Work Week: This alternative work program has employees work more hours per day for fewer days.
Employer Benefits:
  • Improves ability to recruit and retain employees
  • Reduces office and parking space requirements
  • Decreases company carbon footprint
  • Reduces employee absences
  • Increases productivity
Employee Benefits:
  • Reduces travel time and stress
  • Increases productivity
  • Improves work/ life balance
  • Reduces personal costs
Community Benefits:
  • Reduces traffic congestion
  • Reduces office and parking space requirements
  • Reduces air pollution
  • Decreases gas consumption