Information and communications technologies (ICTs) have overwhelmed the workplace and contribute a great deal to the changing world of work. But the unbalance between workplace and personal life is accelerated which cause work intensification. Thus it is clear that the “right to disconnect” from the workplace forms an important issue. Analysing the strengths and weaknesses of the French legal framework about the right to disconnect gives the reader the opportunity to discuss its the content, to explore its limits and to evaluate challenges which the right to disconnect has to face. In other words, the issue is how to guarantee to the employee the right to no longer respond to the solicitations of his employer when he is not under his subordination.