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News flash: agreements setting up all-inclusive working time in days based on the collective bargaining agreement for the chemical industries do not meet the conditions for validity imposed by case law

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • France
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  • February 21 2012

By a ruling of 29 June 2011 (Cass. Soc. 29 June 2011, no. 09-71107), the French Supreme Court stated the principle whereby any agreement providing for an all-inclusive working time in days would have to be based upon a collective bargaining agreement whose provisions ensure that the guarantee of maximum working hours and also of daily and weekly rest periods is respected

Publication of a decree relating to the content and the terms and conditions for issuing the certificate delivered to prime contractors by their sub-contractors

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • France
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  • January 25 2012

A decree dated 21 November 2011 replaces the statutory declarations that sub-contractors must deliver to their prime contractors with certificates relating not only to declaration obligations, but also payment of social security dues and contributions

May the facilities accorded by a collective bargaining agreement allowing trade union sites to make a company’s intranet sites mutually accessible through “links” be reserved solely to those trade unions representing workers at company level?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • France
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  • June 19 2012

The trade union “Sud Renault Guyancourt-Aubevoye”, recognised representative at the level of the Guyancourt-Aubevoye establishment was allocated an Intranet site

May a trade union affiliated with a national category-based inter-professional confederation put forward candidates in various representative bodies?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • France
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  • October 26 2011

The company France Loisirs challenged before the Magistrates’ Court the right of the CFE-CGC, a trade union representing managerial staff in the publishing, bookselling and broadcasting industries, to present lists of candidates within the “employees” representative body in the first round of elections to the works committee and staff representative elections

Publication of the Decree relating to the contribution to legal aid

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • France
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  • October 26 2011

From now on, any proceedings initiated before a court pertaining to civil, commercial, labor, social or rural matters or before an administrative court are subject to the payment of a fee of 35 Euros

Can the absence of economic grounds lead to the invalidity of layoff proceedings for economic reasons initiated by an employer?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • France
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  • June 19 2012

The company Viveo France submitted a restructuring project entailing the loss of 64 jobs and a social plan to its works council

Does a change in deployment necessarily constitute a disciplinary sanction?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • France
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  • February 21 2012

An employee who was a tram driver was disqualified from driving trams after violating safety regulations

Publication of the law on the financing of social security for 2012

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • France
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  • January 25 2012

The law on the financing of social security for 2012 has been published in the Official Journal of the French Republic (Law No. 2011-1906 of 21 December 2011, Official Journal of the French Republic No. 0296 of 22 December 2011

Entry into force of the financial penalty with regard to equality between men and women

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • France
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  • January 25 2012

As a reminder, law No. 2010-1330 of 9 November 2010 on pension reform provides for a financial penalty for companies with at least fifty employees which are not covered by an agreement relating to equality in the workplace or, failing an agreement, by an action plan