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By the numbers: Americans working from home

Published On: Feb 27 2013 12:23:29 PM CST   Updated On: Mar 05 2013 02:30:21 PM CST

Best Buy is the latest company to ban working from home. Here's a look at the numbers behind Americans who telecommute.

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Based on current trends, with no growth acceleration, regular telecommuters will total 4.9 million by 2016, a 69 percent increase from the current level.

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