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Living with the French 35-hour (the sequel)

  • Jones Day
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  • France
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  • September 10 2008

Now more than ever, labor and employment initiatives are on the agenda of the Sarkozy government, with the objective of providing more flexibility to working time

Francein early 2013, the main French employees' and employers' unions entered into an inter-professional national agreement in an effort to balance increased flexibility for employers and additional rights and guarantees for employees. This agreement bec

  • Jones Day
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  • France
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  • July 9 2013

It includes the following changes to French labour laws: (i) modifications to employee redundancy procedures for distressed employers; (ii) increased

Clarification of standards applicable to the obligation to consider reassignment opportunities for employees slated for economic dismissal

  • Jones Day
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  • France
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  • July 1 2011

Under a May 18, 2010, amendment to the French Labor Code, prior to dismissing an employee for economic reasons (as opposed to performance or other personal grounds), an employer in France must review all possible job openings in all of the companies and offices of its group with an eye to determining whether the employee can be reassigned to one of those openings, even if it is abroad (Art. L. 1233-4 of the French Labor Code

Pensions issues in European mergers and acquisitions

  • Jones Day
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  • Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 28 2007

Pensions-related issues have long been a major concern in M&A transactions in the United States

Recent ruling of the French Supreme Court raises some uncertainties with regard to the remuneration to be paid to inventors

  • Jones Day
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  • France
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  • December 10 2013

Under French law, an employer is the owner of the rights in inventions made by employees having inventive functions. The employer may also request

Towards a more flexible employment law environment in France

  • Jones Day
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  • France
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  • June 5 2013

On January 11, 2013, most French employees' and employers' unions entered into an Inter-Professional National Agreement (the "Agreement"), the