Wage and salary respondents who reported working at home
were asked whether they had a formal agreement with their employer to be paid for work at home or whether they were just taking (unpaid) work home.
NO DRIVING: Working at home
is a welcome alternative for those who can
THIS WORKING PAPER HAS BEEN produced as part of the project at the Centre at Leicester into working at home
, and forms a statistical background for the later stages of the study which will involve the collection of qualitative data from homeworkers themselves.
"In the 1880's working at home
was politically correct," said Zelinsky.
On the surface, the prospect is appealing, but working at home
has its detractions, and your decision to work at home should be predicated upon asking yourself a lot of hard questions.
At the turn of the century Italian girls often had to forego high school to contribute to the family economy by working at home
on piecework unti they were old enough to enter the garment factories.
* The Federal Government pioneered a telecommuting program under which employees averaged three days a week of working at home
. Among the benefits voiced by the participants and their supervisors were a reduction in commutation costs and improved quality of personal and work life.
A taxpayer working at home
, but usually performing services elsewhere, may want to change
For some women (and some men), working at home
offers an option for maintaining a career and family simultaneously.
Veteran telecommuter Janice Hunter, a sales rep for clothing manufacturer Trim Fit, has had to contend with the occasional loneliness that comes with working at home
This article presents an empirical test of wage differentials associated with working at home
, as further categorized by frequency of working at home
, stated reason for working at home
, and industry, major occupation, or sex of the worker.