Pressure mounts for the ‘right to disconnect’

The government is looking at ways to improve work-life balance, as some firms adopt shorter working weeks

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent @aarrogan
20th October, 2019
Crushed by the wheels of industry: could five-day weeks and five-week months soon be a thing of the past? Pic: Getty

A three-day weekend, arrive in the office when it suits you, no emails when you’re at home outside work hours, and you get paid when it suits you. Welcome to what could soon be the new working week.

As employers become more cognisant of their staff’s mental health and high employment means that new benefits are needed to retain workers, efforts are being made to restore work-life balance, but more in life’s favour....

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