Bosses in New York City might soon have to stop emailing and messaging their employees after work ends

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  • New York City may pass a law making it illegal for employers to require employees to check work email outside regular work hours.
  • France passed a similar law in 2017, and the German company Volkswagen shuts off email servers at night.
  • Research suggests workers are emotionally exhausted by the anticipation of receiving messages from work when they get home.

Sending your team emails and Slack messages after everyone’s left for the day is annoying.

Soon, it could also be a crime.

See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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