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New obligations for French employers on site closures

  • Squire Sanders
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  • France
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  • March 12 2014

France's Parliament passed a law on February 24, obliging companies with more than 1,000 employees to prove they have exhausted options for selling a

France introduces radical labour market reforms

  • Squire Sanders
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  • 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

Minimum service bill adopted in France

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • September 28 2007

On 2 August 2007 the French Parliament adopted a Bill relating to minimum public transport services

Whistle-blowing: recent developments in france

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • June 3 2011

In France it is difficult to implement whistle-blowing schemes and ethics hotlines

Employee’s suicide highlights employers’ psycho-social responsibilities

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • April 30 2010

The suicide of a France Telecom employee in August 2009 has resulted in the criminal prosecution for accidental manslaughter by the Besancon Prosecutor's Office of both the employer and the individual manager of the area where the employee worked

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

  • Squire Sanders
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  • 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

French Supreme Court gives guidance on post-termination restrictions

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • June 29 2007

French employers should be more than usually careful when drafting restrictive covenants in light of a recent decision of the French Supreme Court

French employer liable for third party harassment

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • France
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  • July 7 2011

Earlier this year the French Supreme Court held for the first time that employers may be liable for acts of moral harassment (effectively bullying) carried out by a third party

“Aux barricades!” Courts attack compulsory French usage

  • Squire Sanders
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  • France
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  • October 10 2012

“As the official language of the Republic according to the Constitution, French represents an essential part of both the personality and the national heritage of France”

All work and no play makes Jacques an ill boy ...and his employer was held liable

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • November 22 2011

On 26 October, the Paris Court of Appeal held that an employer had been grossly negligent when one of its employees had a heart attack as a result of his excessive workload