Norway -Employers expect workers to be on-call -August 12, 2014

A survey of business leaders has revealed that more than half of them expect employees to answer their email and phone calls after normal business hours; a frightening development that further blurs the lines between work time and free time.

A survey of business leaders has revealed that more than half of them expect employees to answer their email and phone calls after normal business hours. The survey worries the trade unions that call the outcome a frightening development that further blurs the lines between work time and free time. Fully 52% of bosses at private companies expect a response if they call or mail an employee after hours.

English: http://www.newsinenglish.no/2014/08/12/bosses-expect-accessibility-after-hours/

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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