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France gives employers the power to ban alcohol in the office. Santé!
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • 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
  • France, USA
  • 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


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: 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


Sense and insensibility in French Court employment decisions
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • November 27 2014

Two recent cases from the French Courts are reviewed in this post, one a sensible relief and the other just frankly terrifying. First, an employee


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 statutory training scheme for employees in France
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • January 28 2015

In France, employees have in the past accrued each year 20 hours of Individual Right to Training (“droit individuel à la formation” or “DIF”) up to a


Back to the future the ongoing application of the provisions of the new law of June 2013 on French part-time contracts
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • January 28 2014

Many of the provisions of the new law passed in June 2013 relating to part-time employment came into force on 1st January. These provisions include a


Employee appraisals: beware of using behavioural criteria
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • October 21 2011

On 21 September the Toulouse Court of Appeal held that an appraisal process which was based partly on behavioural criteria was illegal


Supreme Court brings redundancy relief for French employers
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • May 11 2012

The Social Chamber of the French Supreme Court has just handed down an important decision for French employers in the case of Viveo