Disability is defined quite strictly in employment law. You are disabled if you have a physical or mental impairment that has a substantial, adverse, long-term effect on your ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities. It’s a neat checklist – in theory, anyway.
Has France got it right?
Under a new law, French companies with more than 50 workers have to enter into negotiations with employees about their use of digital devices. It’s to do with employees being able to assert their right to ignore their smartphones.