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Right to Disconnect in Philippine Context

Right to disconnect posts of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) have been making rounds in the Internet last week. Purportedly, this came from the statement of DOLE Secretary Silvestre H. Bello stating that answering or ignoring texts, emails from employers after working hours is a voluntary engagement of an employee, and they are not obliged to respond or not. The right to disconnect is a choice of an employee. So, what is the concept of “right to disconnect?” [Note: The [...]

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