French ponder 'right' to disconnect from work emails at home

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Planned law would require French companies to encourage employees to turn off phones and other devices after they leave work.

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Mathilde Bouvier occasionally leaves her cellphone on the fireplace mantel after work so she can focus on dinner and family. But her 4- and 6-year-old daughters are slow eaters, so she can't help herself: She checks her inbox — until she can get to her laptop and work again while the children sleep, reports USA TODAY.