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Portugal bans bosses from contacting employees after office hours

LiveMint | 11/11/2021 06:12 PM | Click to read full article

If you are annoyed about your boss messaging or calling you after office hours for work, you may want to consider moving to Portugal. The Portuguese parliament has passed new labour laws that aim to attract “digital nomads” to the country but also give workers a healthier work-life balance.

Besides the penalties, employers will also have to pay their staffers for increased expenses – such as gas, internet and electricity bills – incurred while working from home.