We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
In cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel
  Request new password

Search results

Order by most recent / most popular / relevance

Results: 11-20 of 94

Mystic Meg’s crystal balls and other French HR tools

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • September 4 2013

We already knew that the employment division of the French Supreme Civil Court ("Cour de Cassation") expected something close to "perfection" from

French Supreme Court confirms ability of employers to waive non-competition clauses in dismissal letter

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • July 18 2013

In France, as in many other mainland European countries, if an employer wants to restrict the ability of an employee to compete post-employment

France introduces radical labour market reforms

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • May 17 2013

On 14 May 2013, the French Senate passed a controversial new law giving employers greater flexibility to respond to changing economic conditions

Dismissal for loss of a driving licence is unfair in France if the decision to disqualify is reversed

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • April 9 2013

French case law has already established that the withdrawal of an employee's driving licence can in certain circumstances constitute a justified

Third-party funding of arbitration in France

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • March 27 2013

Introduction Arbitration has gradually become the most favoured method of resolving international commercial disputes. However, the cost involved in

The puzzling application of employment law to prisoners in France

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • February 19 2013

A recent ruling of the Paris Labour Court has drawn a lot of attention from the press. On February 8th 2013 Mrs. Marilyn Moureau, who was working for

Risky business French employers’ liability for over-work illness

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • January 17 2013

Under French law, the employer must take all necessary measures to protect the "security" as well as physical and mental health of its employees

French Works Council takes alcohol into court

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • December 18 2012

"It is illegal to prohibit in a general and absolute manner" the consumption of alcohol in a French workplace, said the French State Council ("Conseil

French Supreme Court offers guidance on monitoring in the workplace

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • December 10 2012

In two key judgments this year the French Supreme Court reminded employers that whilst they may control and monitor their employees’ activities during working hours, the use of unlawful measures to do so is strictly forbidden and any evidence acquired via such means will be inadmissible for disciplinary or dismissal purposes

All employment-related documents in France must be in French (with a few exceptions)

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • October 12 2012

English has become the “official working language” for many companies belonging to international groups