Only 2.6% of the U.S. workforce (3.3 million people, not including the self-employed or unpaid volunteers) considered home their primary place of work, according to Global Workplace Analytics, a San Diego-based consulting and research firm that focuses on the business case for emerging workplace strategies.
Telework has grown 79.7% since 2005, although the growth rate slowed sharply during the recession—and declined by 1.5% between 2011 and 2012.
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