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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


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


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


An employee who is victim of discrimination and moral harassment may receive double compensation (Cass. soc., 3rd March 2015, n13-23.521).
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • May 5 2015

For different types of prejudice there is distinct compensation. In some cases discrimination and moral harassment are intertwined, to the extent


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


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


Tax planning for redundancies
  • Bird & Bird
  • France, United Kingdom
  • March 31 2009

Unfortunately, in the current economic conditions many European employers cannot avoid making redundancies


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 - sectoral advantages arising from collective agreements: reversal of case-law by the Chambre Sociale Labour Chamber (Cass. soc., 27 January 2015)
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • February 20 2015

Differences in treatment of professional categories arising from collective agreements or conventions negotiated and signed by representative trade