Remote Working and Flexible Hours: Are Managers Behind the Times?

A Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) survey finds that a majority of Canadian HR professionals believe there will soon be an increase in employees working remotely. But the biggest roadblock is getting support from management. Only 33% of respondents say their workplaces are currently considered “friendly” for the remote worker.

Claude Balthazard, Vice-President, Regulatory Affairs and Registrar, HRPA, states in a press release that factors are already in place for people to work from home, such as technology, high gas prices, environmental concerns regarding commuting, and a desire for more work-life balance.

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