German Labor Ministry Bans After-Hours Email Use

The German labor ministry has updated its policy, preventing managers from emailing employees after hours. The goal is to prevent workers from working while they are off the clock. The move comes after the leading German companies Volkswagen and Deutsche Telekom banned after-hours email among employees. Managers can only get in touch with their employees after hours under "exceptional circumstances."
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