A NEW LAW IN FRANCE gives employees the right to disconnect from work email when they’re out of the office. Current affairs magazine The Week asked its readers what such legislation might be called.
The Civil Nights Act
The E-mancipation Proclamation The Freedom From Information Act Social Notworking
The French Disconnection
HOW TO WORK FROM HOME Note to self: before baby-talking to the cat, make sure conference call has disconnected. STEP BY STEP
My co-worker Ruth had reached a milestone birthday, so we planned a little celebration. I was tasked with ordering the cake. I wrote a short verse and asked the bakery to decorate the cake with the four lines of text, then to add “Happy birthday Ruth” at the end. They followed the directions verbatim. My poem was written on the cake in pretty blue icing, followed by “Happy birthday Ruth at the end.”
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