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Entry into force of the penalty incumbent upon companies not covered by an agreement or an action plan relating to the prevention of harsh working conditions
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • France
  • January 25 2012

As a reminder, law No. 2010-1330 of 9 November 2010 on pension reform introduces an obligation for certain companies to enter into an agreement or to develop an action plan in favour of the prevention of harsh working conditions


Publication of a decree relating to the content and the terms and conditions for issuing the certificate delivered to prime contractors by their sub-contractors
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • France
  • January 25 2012

A decree dated 21 November 2011 replaces the statutory declarations that sub-contractors must deliver to their prime contractors with certificates relating not only to declaration obligations, but also payment of social security dues and contributions


Entry into force of the financial penalty with regard to equality between men and women
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • France
  • January 25 2012

As a reminder, law No. 2010-1330 of 9 November 2010 on pension reform provides for a financial penalty for companies with at least fifty employees which are not covered by an agreement relating to equality in the workplace or, failing an agreement, by an action plan


Publication of the law on the financing of social security for 2012
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • France
  • January 25 2012

The law on the financing of social security for 2012 has been published in the Official Journal of the French Republic (Law No. 2011-1906 of 21 December 2011, Official Journal of the French Republic No. 0296 of 22 December 2011



News flash: agreements setting up all-inclusive working time in days based on the collective bargaining agreement for the chemical industries do not meet the conditions for validity imposed by case law
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • France
  • February 21 2012

By a ruling of 29 June 2011 (Cass. Soc. 29 June 2011, no. 09-71107), the French Supreme Court stated the principle whereby any agreement providing for an all-inclusive working time in days would have to be based upon a collective bargaining agreement whose provisions ensure that the guarantee of maximum working hours and also of daily and weekly rest periods is respected


Does a change in deployment necessarily constitute a disciplinary sanction?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • France
  • February 21 2012

An employee who was a tram driver was disqualified from driving trams after violating safety regulations


Publication by the DGEFP of a detailed circular on short-time work
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • France
  • June 19 2012

A detailed circular was published on 4 May 2012 by the DGEFP General Delegation for Employment and Training on all of the recent amendments to the instrument on short-time work (DGEFP Circular 201208 of 4 May 2012 NOR: ETSD1222939C



Is an employer entitled to freely access files which an employee has stored in a folder entitled “my documents”?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • France
  • June 19 2012

An employee was dismissed for serious fault for having misused his personal computer by recording photographs of a pornographic nature and videos of other employees taken against their will