France explores right to disconnect from work emails

Signal of change / France explores right to disconnect from work emails

By Esther Maughan McLachlan / 04 Nov 2016

"Should governments step in to regulate work emails and so rescue harassed staff from the perils of digital burnout? The answer in France appears to be "Yes". President Francois Hollande's Socialist Party is about to vote through a measure that will give employees for the first time a "right to disconnect"."



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