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What does the new code of practice for employers and employees on the right to disconnect which came into effect on 1st April 2021 include?
- The right of an employee to not have to routinely perform work outside their normal working hours.
- The duty to respect another person’s right to disconnect, for example, by not routinely emailing or calling outside normal working hours.
- The right not to be penalised for refusing to attend to work matters outside of normal working hours.
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