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Flexible working achieving a work life balance in France

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • France
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  • September 19 2014

The issue of reconciling work and personal life has become a growing concern in France and resulted in particular in the negotiation of a nation-wide

French High Court rules on parent companies’ liability to subsidiaries’ employees

  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
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  • France
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  • September 15 2014

The court provides guidance on liability if a subsidiary goes bankrupt because of the misconduct and careless management of its parent company. Over

Non-pregnant employees can benefit from the protection granted to pregnant employees

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • France
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  • September 15 2014

Under French employment law, pregnant employees enjoy particularly strong protection from dismissal dismissal of pregnant employees is prohibited

A Court of Appeals decision provides helpful guidance regarding an employer’s obligations when consulting with employee representative bodies

  • Dechert LLP
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  • France
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  • September 11 2014

Before agreeing and executing a business sale involving a transfer of a business, an international publishing company (Wolters Kluwer) consulted its

Courts limit claims for constructive dismissal

  • Dechert LLP
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  • France
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  • September 11 2014

Constructive dismissal is, in effect, a resignation treated as a dismissal. The employee terminates the employment contract in response to an

What should an employer do where an employee seeks a declaration of constructive dismissal without resigning?

  • Dechert LLP
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  • France
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  • September 11 2014

Under French law, there are various ways in which an employment contract may be terminated: resignation, dismissal, redundancy, amicable termination

Taking into account absences due to a strike while calculating bonuses does not necessarily infringe the right and the freedom to strike

  • Dechert LLP
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  • France
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  • September 11 2014

Under the French Labor Code, the exercise of the right to strike shall not lead to retaliation by the employer in terms of employee compensation or

New obligation on the employer seeking external redeployment in the case of redundancies (or economic dismissals)

  • Dechert LLP
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  • France
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  • September 11 2014

Before making an employee redundant, the employer must: Seek internal redeployment within the company and the Group (if any) and offer to the

Law on gender equality of August 4, 2014

  • Dechert LLP
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  • France
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  • September 5 2014

The Law of August 4, 2014named in reference to true Equality between men and women in Francecontains measures aiming to favor workplace Equality

French law on social and solidarity economy: the employees are empowered!

  • Dechert LLP
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  • France
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  • September 3 2014

The French Parliament recently enacted the law of July 31, 2014, which empowers employees to play a role before businesses embark on certain projects