Living Offline Minister Halts After-Hours Contact for Staff

To prevent burnout among its employees, the German Labor Ministry is introducing new rules that severely restrict when they can be contacted outside of working hours. It hopes German industry will follow suit.
A young woman checks her phone outside Germany's parliament building, the Bundestag.

A young woman checks her phone outside Germany's parliament building, the Bundestag.

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