Employees working from home are twice as likely to work more than 48 hours per week

Home-based teleworkers are twice as likely to work more than 48 hours per week. — AFP Relaxnews

According to a survey by the EuroFound agency, people who telework are twice as likely to exceed the EU’s 48-hour maximum working week. For these home workers, “the right to disconnect” is also more difficult to apply.

Open door to distractions, “cushy job”, shorter days... some prejudices about working from the home office are hard to get rid of. But the pandemic and the restrictions that accompany gave unprecedented prominence to remote work and now give us elements and statistics to help us navigate through these preconceived ideas and sort out truths from falsehoods.

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