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The Australian Government is considering a rule change that would see employers banned from contacting employees outside their working hours.
Under the proposed amendment to fair work laws, employees would have the legal right to ignore calls, texts and emails from their bosses off the clock- unless they're being compensated.
Australian careers expert Sue Ellson says she approves of the concept, but it comes with 'challenging' practical applications.
"Clearly, there's a lot of people who feel they are always on, and that's been exacerbated by the idea of working from home. For a lot of people, the lines between work and home have become blurred."
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