If you’ve ever eaten at your desk while doing your homework or distance learning, you know how it goes … you eat a quick lunch, probably nothing that spills too easily, so that you can continue to work. Well, did you know that France actually forbids anyone eating lunch on their work premises? This means the idea of eating at your desk is an unusual concept in France. A new policy, however, temporarily changed this rule because, well, COVID-19. Due to the pandemic restrictions, people can’t be too close to their coworkers and must maintain a safe distance from each other, making the whole idea of heading out for lunch in a restaurant a bit trickier. Now, the rules have been amended, so that French workers can eat at their desks, but this measure is expected to be temporary.
February 19, 2021