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Is a trial period of six months, renewable once, excessive?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • France
  • February 21 2012

An employee was recruited as a shop manager with executive status


To what degree may a social plan providing for voluntary departures not include redeployment measures?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • France
  • February 21 2012

In the course of reorganisation, a company outsourced one of its departments


Is the designation of a post as top management extensive?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • France
  • February 21 2012

A female employee taken on in the role of “manager of the men’s collection” by a company in the clothing sector with an executive status and the highest rank under the relevant collective bargaining agreement, claimed back pay for overtime after her dismissal


Publication of two decrees and one order applying the provisions on setting up individual files on exposure to occupational risks
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • France
  • February 21 2012

Article 60 of Law no. 2010-1330 of 9 November 2010 reforming pensions inserted a new article L.4121-3-1 in the Employment Code, which obliged employers to set up individual files for each worker exposed to one or more occupational risk factors


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



In which cases does a change to the hours of work exceed the employer’s managerial authority and require the employee’s agreement?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • France
  • January 25 2012

The employment contract of an employee hired on a full-time basis provided that the latter had to work on a site with hours of work largely in the morning, with a break at midday, and two hours in the middle of the afternoon


Can a person from outside the company conduct the dismissal procedure?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • France
  • January 25 2012

An employee disputed his dismissal for incompetence particularly on the grounds that the letters inviting him to the prior interview and notifying him of the dismissal were signed by the employer’s accounting firm


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