We told you last year about the bill that went into effect in France where employers could be fined $250 if they make their employees answer phone calls or emails outside of their set work hours.
In New York City, a "right to disconnect" bill is on the ballot and it’s exactly like what passed in France.
Companies with at least 10 employees would be required to provide staff with a notice of their right not to respond to after-hours communications, and if that employee is fired for not answering a work email after hours, they could receive $2,500 and possibly get their job back.
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