Right to disconnect

Resolution on digital transformation in the world of work

The Congress sets a series of specific priorities for USF and the Federal Committee in particular support the implementation of the digital environment with a view to maximising its benefits and reducing its disadvantages for [...]

Council: US to negotiate a new agreement on working time

On 31 July, Union Syndicale, along with two other representative trade unions of the Council and the Secretary-General signed a new agreement on the organization of working time: Simplification, more autonomy for colleagues, less hierarchical [...]

Digital Burnout: how to prevent iBurn?

The recent Union Syndicale leaflet on the 'Right to Disconnect' resulted in a very high number of alarming emails from staff who expressed serious concern on their experience of and fears for “digital burnout”. Several [...]

Shaping the world of work in the digital economy

For better or worse, the digitalisation of the economy has become an unavoidable theme in political and social debates. This new industrial revolution is predicted to disrupt the processes of production, the world of work [...]

US-Consilium launches a consultation on the right to disconnect

The impossibility of disconnecting from work completely can affect mental and physical health seriously, which is why several Member States have taken steps to guarantee the 'right to disconnect', as in France (Labour Act - [...]