As a telecommuter, you're part of one of the most significant and exciting trends impacting the workplace. A wide range of organizations are actively utilizing telecommuting as both an alternative and an enhancement to traditional approaches to conducting business. The number of people who telecommute continues to increase each year. Organizations, both large and small, throughout the United States employ more than 11 million telecommuters. Recent studies estimate there are now more than 50 million home-based workers, including full-time and part-time home-based business owners, as well as telecommuters.