Government policy for remote work transition

In the USA, the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission provides recommendations and support for the local government to transition to remote work and ensure employees are comfortable and productive in this new environment. They state that companies should have a clearly articulated work policy, and advise that the home environment should be made as much like the work environment as possible – with collaborative work possibilities, and a support structure in place covering: cybersecurity, adequate technology provision and teaching use of new technology.


So what: This is a clear example of governments supporting the transition to remote work, this time among their own employees – and emphasising the importance of structured support and well-defined remote working policies to enable the transition to be smooth. 


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