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Out ofoffice, do not disturb

DNMUM380839 | 1/8/2017 | Author : Pooja Patel | WC :495

France s latest work law has generated much excitement in the corporate world. Pooja Patel speaks to a few people in India to know their views
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France, known for its strict pro-employee policies, has passed a law encouraging employees to avoid work-related emails and calls after office hours. Passed in response to claims that constantly remaining on the phone for work after office hours leads to burnout and affects relationships, the new law gives employees the ‘right to disconnect’ from work. Would such a policy work in India?

I think India is not ready as we have a different kind of work culture. During work hours, employees take an hour’s lunch break and indulge in small talk and socialise, this is more our culture. Eventually, we do finish our work, but it just takes a bit longer. India doesn’t even feature in the global survey by Business Insider to find the
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