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14 December 2016
On December 1 2016, following a recent report issued by the federal government stating that there is no need for legislative action for remote home workers, National Councillor Thierry Burkart, member of the House of Representatives, launched a parliamentary initiative to provide further flexibility for remote home workers.
The initiative identified three areas where remote workers could enjoy more freedom:
The initiative has already drawn fierce opposition from major trade unions, even though trade unions and green parties are otherwise in favour of remote home work to further the work-life balance and reduce the daily commute.
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