Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 57.73
Liaison Rochelle Owen
Submission Date Aug. 12, 2011
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STARS v1.1

Dalhousie University
OP-T2-31: Telecommuting

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution offer a telecommute program for employees?:

A brief description of the program:

Dalhousie offers a number of programs that promotes travel avoidance as a key strategy in Transportation Demand Management including: compressed work week, flex-time, alternate scheduling, job sharing, and tele-working policy.

Dalhousie recognizes the opportunities and challenges that teleworking can  present. Telework policies  respond to:  
-improving and supporting employee motivation, productivity, recruitment,  and  well‐being;  
- growing  pressure on office space;
-the flexibility of technology; and    
-environmental and social impacts of travel to and from the office.    
This Policy sets out the framework within which Dalhousie administers non-faculty employee requests to  telework.

The website URL where information about the program is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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