In our ever-connected world, we lawyers are not strangers to the concept of always being "on call." In fact, when I picture a lawyer, the first image that comes to mind is someone checking their email on their phone -- constantly. While that may be normal for lawyers, what about the rest of your company's employees?
Earlier this year, Gallup reported that nearly eight in 10 (or 79 percent) of workers who "stay connected to the workplace outside of their normal working hours" view it as a "somewhat or strongly positive development."
Before you draft a hasty company policy regarding after-hours email, there are a few things to consider.