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Let’s call time on unpaid electronic labour with a legal right to disconnect | Will Stronge13 Feb 8:08am

Let’s call time on unpaid electronic labour with a legal right to disconnect | Will Stronge

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Having to answer emails, calls and messages out of hours has become an insidious form of unpaid workToo many of us know the feeling: you sign a contract for a nine-to-five job, but you find yourself answering emails, texts or even phone calls well into the evening. Sometimes it doesn’t feel like the working day ever truly ends: the very thought – or threat – of an email pinging into your inbox means your free time isn’t really free at all. This shared experience makes Rebecca Long-Bailey’s recent announcement of a proposed policy enshrining the
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