Employers Should Be Monitoring "Right To Disconnect" Initiatives
As many employers already know, states and municipalities have recently been at the forefront in enacting legislation to protect the rights of workers. Previous articles on this blog have highlighted new laws governing predictive scheduling, state-specific sexual harassment prevention, non-disclosure agreements, job candidate screening, paid sick time, and other terms and conditions of employment.
So what other legislative initiatives should employers be monitoring? Based upon a bill scheduled this week for hearing by the New York City Council, “right to disconnect” initiatives should certainly be on this list.