The Covid pandemic has shown us that it’s possible for many of us for work from home at least some of the time. It’s also shown that for many of us, that is preferable.
While we definitely still value office time for collaboration and community building, working from home a couple of days a week helps our work/life balance. We save wasted time and money commuting and can get a few chores done in break times, freeing up evenings and weekends for recreation and family time.
A healthy work/life balance requires more than just work-from-home provisions. We need to stop our work seeping into our personal and family time. We need the right to disconnect from work outside work time.