Are You Checking Work Email in Bed?

The demands of being “omniavailable” can seriously backfire according to new research (who knew?).  So, if you are checking work email in bed or at other times when you should be relaxing, read on:

Over time, the creep of off-hours messages from our bosses and colleagues has led us to tolerate these intrusions as an inevitable part of the job, which is why it’s so startling when an employer is actually straightforward with his lunatic demands, as with the notorious email a Quinn Emanuel law partner sent to his underlings back in 2009: “Unless you have very good reason not to (for example when you are asleep, in court or in a tunnel), you should be checking your emails every hour.”

Read: Are You Checking Work Email in Bed? At the Dinner Table? On Vacation? | Mother Jones.

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