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French Employment Alert - Emmanuel Macron & Labour law reforms
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • May 25 2017

Emmanuel Macron's economic views have included for quite a long time the need to liberalize the French employment market. During the presidential


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


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


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


Law on conditions for the redeployment of employees at risk of redundancy
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • August 12 2010

French case law has defined a principle whereby if considering terminating employees on economic grounds, the employer must search for and propose to employees any appropriate redeployment opportunities within the company and the group to which the company belongs


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


Employment update, France June 2007
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • June 25 2007

Further to the reservations it made on the subject in 2005, on 16 May 2007 the French data protection agency (CNIL) issued new recommendations, refusing to authorise specific equal opportunities monitoring practices used to record employees' race and to identify discriminatory practices


The Work, Employment and Purchasing Power Law came into force on 1 October 2007
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • October 9 2007

This law is intended to "reassert the value of work" in France, and will imply a significant number of changes in respect of overtime, employer contributions, income support, deferred director compensation, and other tax measures


Courts provide clarification on paid holiday
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, France
  • July 18 2012

Recent judgments passed down by the European Court of Justice and the Supreme Court could have a significant impact on French employment laws, specifically on the accrual of paid holiday, the effect of sick leave on holiday entitlement and the obligation to ensure that employees are able to take paid holiday


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