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New arrangements on trial

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • France
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  • October 30 2008

Following the recent introduction of the new Labour Code, French employers are now required to give employees advance notice if they wish to terminate their contracts during a trial period

New rights for older workers in France

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • December 9 2008

The French Government has recently outlined proposals to further promote the employment of older workers

New French Labour Code

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • June 3 2008

A revised Labour Code came into force on 1 May 2008

French reforms cause controversy

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • August 13 2008

The French government has adopted legislation aimed at reforming the rules on trade union representation in the workplace and giving employees the opportunity to work more than the current 35 hours laid down by statute

35-hour work week will remain law

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • August 20 2008

In 1998, France reduced the work week from 39 hours to 35 hours with no loss of pay to workers, with the goal of reducing unemployment and allowing workers more personal time

French court outlaws snooping

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • April 23 2009

In a recent case the French Supreme Court ruled that unless there are exceptional circumstances, such as a bomb scare, employers have no legal right to search the contents of their employees’ bags unless they have given their prior consent

Back to the future the ongoing application of the provisions of the new law of June 2013 on French part-time contracts

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • January 28 2014

Many of the provisions of the new law passed in June 2013 relating to part-time employment came into force on 1st January. These provisions include a

Mystic Meg’s crystal balls and other French HR tools

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • 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

France: French courts provide useful guidance for employers seeking to enforce post-termination restrictive covenants

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • May 20 2014

Two recent cases from the French Cour de Cassation highlight some interesting issues for French employers entering into or seeking to enforce

France: French Supreme Court upholds dismissal of employee for excessive personal internet use at work

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • May 20 2014

The French Supreme Court has approved the dismissal of an employee for excessive personal use of the internet at work In this particular case, the