Benefits of taking the superhighway to workFlexible work arrangements can take a bite out of a $2.7-billion absenteeism problemBy Tracy Fleming06/02/2003|CHRR, Guide to Pensions & Benefits|Last Updated: 06/10/2003 Snowstorms. Traffic congestion. Road closures.They can turn the morning commute into a nightmare for employees. And even when workers finish fighting their way into the office after spending hours trapped behind the wheel, distractions can continue as meeting after meeting pulls them away from daily tasks. It all adds up to a recipe for a pretty unproductive workforce. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.