Telecommuting was most likely among highly educated workers and those with the highest incomes.
Employer policies about family-friendly benefits can make a crucial difference in meeting the needs of workers and their families. Workers who telecommute generally have more flexibility in scheduling their professional and family responsibilities.
- King County workers most likely to participate in employer-sponsored telecommute programs were those with the highest incomes and highest levels of formal education.
- While union members were less likely to telecommute than non-union members, this difference was likely due to the types of work amenable to telecommuting. For example, 29% of respondents doing “computer and mathematical” work telecommuted (data not shown).
- Child Care
- Child Care: Notes & Sources
- Birth to 5 Years
- 6 to 14 Years
- Employment Benefits
- Employment Benefits: Notes & Sources
- Standard Benefits
- On-Site Child Care
- Child Rearing
- Reading/Telling Stories