The Right to Disconnect: The Darker Side of Mis‐Managed Flexible Working Arrangements
Author: Jessica Fairbairn
Current to: April 2019
In this week’s Practice Point from CLEBC Online Course Materials by Jessica Fairbairn of Harris & Company LLP, the author explores ways in which flexible working arrangements and mobile communication technologies can have a detrimental impact on the health and family life of employees.
Also canvassed are the variety of approaches that have been taken to combat these effects, both within Canada and across the globe, including through workplace policies, collective agreements, and “right to disconnect” legislation.