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Isolated fact may be sexual harassment even if it takes place outside the workplace

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • France
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  • May 16 2012

A manager (the director of a bank) had set up a professional meeting with one of his female employees outside regular work hours in a hotel room

Downsizing: solid economic justification required now more than ever

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
  • -
  • February 22 2012

A new case law trend that has recently emerged in some labour courts and courts of appeal is exposing companies to a higher risk of litigation when implementing reorganisation processes in France, especially where the reorganisation plan involves a headcount reduction

Law on conditions for the redeployment of employees at risk of redundancy

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
  • -
  • August 12 2010

French case law has defined a principle whereby if considering terminating employees on economic grounds, the employer must search for and propose to employees any appropriate redeployment opportunities within the company and the group to which the company belongs

Overhaul of the Labour Code

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • May 6 2008

Since the Labour Code in its current format was first published in 1973, new provisions have been incorporated, but the Code has never had a significant overhaul

The cross-generation contract

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • September 27 2013

Since legislation enacted on 1st March 2013, all private sector employers and public utility companies are henceforth able to implement a new

Employment update, France June 2007

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
  • -
  • June 25 2007

Further to the reservations it made on the subject in 2005, on 16 May 2007 the French data protection agency (CNIL) issued new recommendations, refusing to authorise specific equal opportunities monitoring practices used to record employees' race and to identify discriminatory practices

The employer's redeployment obligations in the event of redundancy cannot be limited by employees' refusal in principle before any concrete proposal is made

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
  • -
  • June 15 2009

In the event of redundancies on economic grounds, the employer has an obligation to propose any available positions within the company and even the group for redeployment. Consistent case law requires any available positions abroad to also be offered

Decree enforcing smoking bans in the workplace

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
  • -
  • February 12 2007

As across Europe, France has seen new legislation passed banning smoking in public places

New tax credit for competitiveness and employment (CICE)

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • February 26 2013

The third amended Finance Act for 2012 set up a new tax credit "credit for competitiveness and employment" - "Crédit d'impôt pour la

French Employment Minister’s report challenges CNIL’s position on whistleblowing

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
  • -
  • June 28 2007

On 6 March 2007, a report commissioned by the French Employment Minister, Gérard Larcher, was published