This is the right to disconnect tag for Lehigh Business Thought Leadership.

Answering Emails After Work Can Stress Relationships and Harm Health

It’s not just workers who feel anxious and stressed by employers’ expectations that they respond to work emails after hours. Their spouses and significant others do, too.

Should Workers Have the ‘Right to Disconnect?’

After-hours emails from employers are causing emotional exhaustion and anticipatory stress among workers, leading some to call for a “right to disconnect.”