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Sex, lies and employees: pornography in the workplace
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • December 7 2011

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


The law on Social Democracy and Working Time
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • September 3 2008

The Labour Code provided for the presumption that the five major post-second world war unions were considered to represent employees on a national basis


France: A European View on Employment Law
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • July 1 2016

French employment law is in favour of protecting employees. However, in reality, provided the correct procedures are followed, and given the recent


Companies that issue dividends must pay their employees a profit-share bonus
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • October 19 2011

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


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


Taking annual leave without the employer's authorisation is not necessarily misconduct
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • October 9 2007

Labour code provisions stipulate that the employer define dates on which its employees may take annual leave within the annual holiday period


Employees who accept personalised redeployment agreement can still dispute the grounds of their termination
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • May 6 2008

An employee terminated on economic grounds in a company with less than 1,000 employees or in the process of winding up must be offered a personalised redeployment agreement ("convention de reclassement personnalisé" (CRP)) at the time of their preliminary meeting (companies with more than 1,000 employees are required to implement redeployment leave provisions


Focus - contractual termination and dismissal, connections and complications: clarification by the French Supreme Court
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • May 5 2015

Three rulings handed down on 3rd March 2015 for the first time specify the position of the Cour de cassation regarding contractual termination prior


France: constructive unfair dismissal: impact of the employer’s breach
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • November 21 2014

In two consecutive rulings the French Supreme Court has stated that in order to justify constructive dismissal the employer's breach alleged must


New proposal from Advocate-General in a matter concerning religious headgear goes against a former proposal
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, France
  • September 5 2016

In a new matter, the European Court of Justice has been asked by a French court if it is in accordance with EU-law, particularly Directive 200078EF