You are the CEO of a growing company and chairing a meeting to decide the allocations in the capital budget for the next period.
Due to the pandemic and evolving technology, the nature of work and the workplace have significantly changed. More and more organizations have permanently included remote or hybrid work arrangements as an option available to employees. The pandemic made remote work essential, and technology has facilitated performing work from any location.
The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the way we live, work, and play. With more people working from home and children completing school remotely, there has been a considerable blurring of boundaries between work and home. These factors are reigniting the discussion on whether employees should have a right to disconnect from their workplace. But is this something Canadians can expect? We will explore recent developments to help answer this question.