France implements ‘right to disconnect’ from work emails

July 3, 2017 0Uncategorized

There are many studies on working outside working hours negatively impacting one's health. (Shutterstock/File)

France reportedly made a breakthrough in the working world by implementing “a right to disconnect” law starting Jan. 1.

As reported by kompas.com, this new law obliged employers to clearly state when their employees were allowed to not check their emails as part of their office regulations, such as after working hours or during holidays.

Those who supported the law said employees in this modern era were becoming stressed, suffered sleeping problems and other issues because of overtime …

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