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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


France: settlement agreement: signature after a mutual consent termination agreement (“rupture conventionnelle”)
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • November 21 2014

In a decision dated 26 March 2014, the French Supreme Court, for the first time, ruled that a settlement agreement can be signed in case of a mutual


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


France: monitoring of employees via cameras: continuous monitoring in areas restricted to employees.
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • November 21 2014

The French Data Protection Authority imposed a sanction to a Company for the continuous monitoring of certain areas of the work place that can only


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


France: co-employment in the context of redundancies: liability of the mother company
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • November 21 2014

The French Supreme Court has extended the employer's responsibility of the mother company over the employees of a subsidiary to certain cases of


Dismissal letter: burden of proof of dispatch
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • February 20 2015

Should the employee dispute receipt of the letter of dismissal, the burden of proof rests on the employee. In the case in question, the employee


New tax credit for competitiveness and employment (CICE)
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • February 26 2013

The third amended Finance Act for 2012 set up a new tax credit "credit for competitiveness and employment" - "Crédit d'impôt pour la


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


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