France bans after-hours emails.

/France bans after-hours emails.

Well. Not quite. It’s more like France has decided that working hours are working hours, and workers aren’t obligated to work outside of them without compensation, and that “work” also includes tasks such as answering or writing emails.

The good news is that enforced work-life balance seems to cause no actual drop in workplace productivity–according to such known bastions of workplace inefficiency as, oh, Volkswagen–which just goes to show how necessary all those “urgent” 3am emails really are…

2017-07-17T07:36:48+00:00 21st October, 2017|Tags: work|Comments Off on France bans after-hours emails.