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The Right to Disconnect: Rhetoric vs Reality

13 Mar 2024
Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing
The discussion about flexible working patterns and wellbeing have evolved dramatically since the Covid-19 pandemic ' but there are concerns that the increased flexibility can be having an impact employee work-life balance. The right to disconnect has been offered as a way through which employee wellbeing can be maintained. However, in an increasingly flexible working world, does the right to disconnect rhetoric fit the reality that organisations and employees find themselves in?
Dr Zofia Bajorek, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Employment Studies
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