Telecommuting



[tel-i-kuh-myoo-ting] /ˈtɛl ɪ kəˌmyu tɪŋ/
noun
1.
working at home by using a computer terminal electronically linked to one’s place of employment.
verb (used without object), telecommuted, telecommuting.
1.
to engage in telecommuting.
telecommuting
/ˈtɛlɪkəˌmjuːtɪŋ/
noun
1.
another name for teleworking
verb, noun

See telework

The practice of working at home and communicating with your fellow workers through the phone, typically with a computer and modem. Telecommuting saves the employee getting to and from work and saves the employer from supplying support services such as heating and cleaning, but it can also deprive the worker of social contact and support.
(1995-01-05)

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