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Who is dismissing your staff? New French rules on necessary authority place form over substance
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • May 22 2015

In France notice of dismissal has to be given in writing, but it is not so simple as that. The signatory to the notice must also have the appropriate


New obligations for French employers on site closures
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • March 12 2014

France's Parliament passed a law on February 24, obliging companies with more than 1,000 employees to prove they have exhausted options for selling a


French Supreme Court offers guidance on monitoring in the workplace
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • December 10 2012

In two key judgments this year the French Supreme Court reminded employers that whilst they may control and monitor their employees’ activities during working hours, the use of unlawful measures to do so is strictly forbidden and any evidence acquired via such means will be inadmissible for disciplinary or dismissal purposes


France: new laws on part-time contracts
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • June 26 2014

As part of its push to simplify employment law and regulation, but using the word "simplicity" in its very loosest sense, the French Government has


No, France has not banned employees from checking work emails after 6 p.m.
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • April 11 2014

In the last few days there have been a number of articles in the Contact UK press which have suggested that employer federations and unions in France


France introduces radical labour market reforms
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • May 17 2013

On 14 May 2013, the French Senate passed a controversial new law giving employers greater flexibility to respond to changing economic conditions


Simplified registration procedure for data processing relating to employee monitoring
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • January 19 2015

The French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) has adopted new registration procedures in relation to the processing of personal data for monitoring and


New rules in France concerning “umbrella companies” (“portage salarial”)
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • May 20 2015

An Order dated 2 April 2015 has formally defined "umbrella companies" and set out the conditions under which they may operate in France. New law in


Increased information obligations to employees in French company takeovers threaten transaction confidentiality
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • October 16 2014

France has recently introduced new rules obliging smaller companies to provide increased information to their employees regarding prospective


“Aux barricades!” Courts attack compulsory French usage
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • October 10 2012

“As the official language of the Republic according to the Constitution, French represents an essential part of both the personality and the national heritage of France”