To advance its working out of the office (telecommuting) practice, Sun Microsystems, a USA based provider of industrial-strength hardware, software, and services, established drop-in centres throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. The centres were available 24/7, could each accommodate about 50 workers, and were set up with networked workstations and supplies. The concept appealed to the workforce and employees rated the centres as an highly attractive alternative to commuting....

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9.3.8 Dismissal and providing outplacement support
9.6.3 Develop work & family work/life support systems

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