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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

Reduction of damages awarded for unpermitted use of client data: a direct consequence of the victim's insufficient security measures

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • July 5 2013

In this case, a French e-commerce operator noticed that its client list, containing the email addresses of 4.7 million clients and prospects, was

New tax credit for competitiveness and employment (CICE)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • 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

Courts provide clarification on paid holiday

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • European Union, France
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  • July 18 2012

Recent judgments passed down by the European Court of Justice and the Supreme Court could have a significant impact on French employment laws, specifically on the accrual of paid holiday, the effect of sick leave on holiday entitlement and the obligation to ensure that employees are able to take paid holiday

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

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
  • -
  • 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

Sex, lies and employees: pornography in the workplace

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
  • -
  • December 7 2011

Under French law, employers must tolerate employees' reasonable personal use of IT systems

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

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
  • -
  • October 19 2011

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

Disciplinary action is limited by the terms of internal regulations

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
  • -
  • June 3 2011

In a recent case (Cass Soc 26102010, n 09-42.740) the Cour de Cassation held that a company can apply only disciplinary measures that are expressly provided for in its internal regulations

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

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • 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