France Follows Germany in Banning After Hours Email

French unions representing tech industry workers and consultants have signed a deal which would require about a million workers to turn off their work phones outside of work hours. The deal would ban workers from sending work-related emails from 6pm to 9am, except in an emergency.  The deal applies to employees of Google, Facebook, Deloitte and PwC. Employees will also have to refrain from looking at work-related materials on their computers or smartphones during non-work hours.
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