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# right to disconnect

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Explainer: Ireland kind of has the right to disconnect - but how does it work?
Workers can raise the matter with the Workplace Relations Commission.
'Right to disconnect' code for workers comes into effect from today
The right to disconnect gives employees the right to switch off from work outside of normal working hours,
Poll: Have you been switching off properly outside work hours?
I hate to bring work up on a Saturday, but…
Other countries have tried it, so what does the 'right to disconnect' actually mean?
A public consultation is currently underway in this country.
New law will give employees the right to request remote working
This year a legally admissible code of practice on the right to disconnect from work – covering phone calls, emails and switch-off time – will be introduced.
New tax and expense arrangements promised for working at home
A right to disconnect regulation is also under review.
'Telling me I have to switch off p*****s me off': France gets to grips with its new work emails law
Since 1 January, French companies with more than 50 employees must work up a charter defining employees’ right to switch off.