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Polar Vortex Renews Debate on Flexible Work Policies

During stretches of harsh winter weather, some companies allowed employees to work from home for the first time. The temporary grant of such privileges renewed the debate on the value of permanently implementing flexible work policies.

It’s early in the morning, the thermometer has dipped below zero, there’s snow up to your kneecaps and your car is covered with enough ice to service a cocktail bar.

Scenes like this have become all too familiar, as the “polar vortex” has ravaged cities across the country in what has been one of the worst winters in recent memory.

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Eric Short
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