The recent decision by Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer to end telecommuting work arrangements set off a prolific discussion regarding flexible work arrangements. From a variety of perspectives — HR professionals, women’s organizations, IT professionals, academics, telework advocates, corporate executives, and others have weighed in on this policy decision. But how does this type of policy shift potentially affect employees with disabilities? The article Telecommuting Cuts Across Gender, Generations by Kathy Gurchiek, currently on the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Website, discusses this issue from a gender perspective, but also features JAN principal consultants Linda Batiste and Beth Loy talking specifically about the potential impact of policies like this on workers with disabilities.
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Telecommuting Cuts Across Gender, Generations