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Staff hostility is not an obstacle to the reinstatement of a protected employee

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • France
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  • August 29 2014

Under French employment law, employees’ representatives benefit from specific protection against dismissal. As a result, an employer contemplating

The French answer to flexible working: the right to privacy and to limit work after business hours - the official views from the CNIL and the SYNTEC Federation on Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • France
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  • August 19 2014

Ever since the first laws on the 35-hour week were enacted over fifteen years ago, monitoring working time has been a headache for employers in France

France: Temporary protection against dismissal for new fathers

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • France
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  • August 18 2014

The new law on Equality between men and women, published in France on 5 August 2014 has introduced (amongst other things) protection for fathers

France: Small and mid-size employers have new obligation to inform employees two months before share sales and business transfers

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • France
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  • August 8 2014

France has just passed legislation imposing a new obligation on smaller and mid-size employers to provide information to the employees directly at

US corporation not a joint employer of the French workforce for merely coordinating group interests and exercising financial influence over the French subsidiary

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • France, USA
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  • August 7 2014

Given the unfortunate reputation of French courts for awarding substantial damages to employees for unfair terminations, US corporations with

Employer’s duty to provide professional training: the employer must take a pro-active approach

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • France
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  • July 29 2014

All employees are granted a right to benefit from access to professional training in the course of their employment. In this respect, the French

French employer successfully challenges costs incurred by Works Council

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • France
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  • July 21 2014

Works Councils in France have the right under the Labour Code (Article L.2325-35) to appoint a chartered accountant to assist them with activities

France: Obligations to disclose details of directors’ remuneration SA companies

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • France
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  • July 18 2014

New rules are in force in France to require larger employers to provide a database to the French Works Council in order to effectively consult on the strategic orientation of the company. Inter alia, this database must include a detailed breakdown of the remuneration of individual directors of the company

France gives employers the power to ban alcohol in the office. Santé!

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • France
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  • July 16 2014

Certain occasions call for a celebratory drink in the workplace - a colleague departing, a deal gone well or perhaps the end of a hard week. Yet from

Recent changes to French SYNTEC Collective Bargaining Agreement the latest instalment

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • France, USA
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  • July 16 2014

On 3 June 2014 we wrote about the new addendum to the SYNTEC National Collective Bargaining Agreement and the possible implications for French