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BOSS BUZZING YOU AFTER HOURS? NYC MIGHT LET YOU SAY BUZZ OFF

Technology that once promised freedom from the confines of an office has, for many workers, become a ball and chain, blurring the lines between work hours and, well, any other hours. A New York City Council member wants to put a stop to that.

The proposal would bar employers from requiring employees to respond to nonemergency emails, texts and other digital communications outside regular work hours.

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