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French 'right to disconnect' law goes into effect


NewsHubNow thanks to a new law dubbed “the right to disconnect,” having to worry about being contacted out of hours may soon be a thing of the past for French citizens.
From January 1, 2017, companies with more than 50 employees will be forced to conduct discussions as to when workers have the right to ignore e-mail and other communications without repercussions.
In the event that a deal between employer and employee can’t be reached, The Guardian notes that the employer must publish a charter that explicitly outlines the demands on, and rights of, employees when not on the clock.

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