TITLE

NYC Rides With Telecommuting

AUTHOR(S)
Bailor, Coreen
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
CRM Magazine;Mar2006, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes how telecommuting and contingency planning reduced the impact of the strike of the New York City transit union in December 2005 on the business sector. Effect of the strike on the economy of the city; Ability of the employees of Metropolitan Telecommunications to work from home; Failure of companies in New York City to prepare for a more long-term crisis.
ACCESSION #
20066442

 

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