Élisabeth Borne, Minister of Labor, Employment and Integration, said Tuesday, January 5 on franceinfo to hear employees “who can’t take it anymore” to be teleworking and who are in “a form of psychological distress”.
Telecommuting employees who feel the need will be able to return, from Thursday, January 7, once a week to their company with the agreement of their employer, according to a new health protocol.
“I keep saying that we have to give priority to teleworking”, because “this makes it possible to reduce interactions on home-work journeys”, says the minister. But she adds : “I hear the employees, those who have been for two months since the beginning of November, teleworking five days out of five, there are many who can no longer take it. And therefore, I think he must also understand these psychological problems. “
More than half of employees telework five days out of five who suffer from isolation.Elisabeth Borne
Élisabeth Borne would like this partial return of employees to take place in a social dialogue of “proximity” within the company. “So that at the same time we can find the work team and at the same time not be too numerous on the same day in the company. So, it is the social dialogue which will make it possible to specify the conditions of this return. day a week “, she explained.