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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
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  • 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

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

New tax credit for competitiveness and employment (CICE)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • 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

Tax planning for redundancies

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France, United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2009

Unfortunately, in the current economic conditions many European employers cannot avoid making redundancies

Taking annual leave without the employer's authorisation is not necessarily misconduct

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • October 9 2007

Labour code provisions stipulate that the employer define dates on which its employees may take annual leave within the annual holiday period

An employee cannot be dismissed for false accusations of harassment and bullying, unless it can be shown that the claims were made in bad faith

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • June 15 2009

The Cour de Cassation has confirmed the full force of anti-retaliation rules under French law which apply to victims of harassment, holding that an employee who brought a false claim against their employer for bullying and harassment cannot be disciplined, dismissed, or suffer discriminatory measures, in particular in terms of compensation, training, redeployment, promotion or renewal of their employment contract, for having claimed to have suffered harassment, despite the fact that the claims made could not be substantiated

The cross-generation contract

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • 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

Trial period - pregnancy and termination

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • February 12 2007

The Cour de Cassation (21 December 2006) held that the provisions of the Labour Code, (Article L. 122-25-5) which prescribe that dismissals of pregnant employees (as well as employees who find out that they are pregnant within 15 days of receiving notice of dismissal) are to be held void, do not to apply to the termination of an employment contract within the initial probationary period

Companies that issue dividends must pay their employees a profit-share bonus

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • October 19 2011

The amended Social Security Financing Law, adopted by Parliament on July 13 2011, entered into force on July 29 2011

Solidarity day: working on Whit Monday no longer a given

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • May 6 2008

“Solidarity Day” was initially instigated by a law dated 30 June 2004, which, following the deaths related to the 2003 heat-wave, required employees to work an additional day every year, the proportion of the company’s profits resulting from this additional day’s work being contributed by the company to fund assistance for old-aged and handicapped persons