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Technology, traffic, and the pace of 21st century life have all combined to make telework – working from home or some other convenient satellite location – increasingly popular. Widespread telework practices can help save on expensive real estate; telework can also increase employee productivity, as they face fewer interruptions and more focused time. And no one misses the commute. Employees have more energy and less stress when they work on telework, and traffic congestion and pollution decrease for everyone.