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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



In companies with fewer than 300 employees, is the representative of the trade union section automatically trade union representative to the Works Council?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • France
  • January 25 2012

An employee is appointed representative of the trade union section by the CFE-CGC trade union within an economic and social unit (UES


Is a pre-election memorandum of understanding which does not satisfy the double majority condition stipulated by the Labour Code necessarily irregular?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • France
  • October 26 2011

The local branch of the CGT union applied to the Magistrates’ Court of Martigues for an order cancelling pre-election memoranda of understanding and the elections of staff representatives and members of the works committee


May a trade union affiliated with a national category-based inter-professional confederation put forward candidates in various representative bodies?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • France
  • October 26 2011

The company France Loisirs challenged before the Magistrates’ Court the right of the CFE-CGC, a trade union representing managerial staff in the publishing, bookselling and broadcasting industries, to present lists of candidates within the “employees” representative body in the first round of elections to the works committee and staff representative elections


Publication of the Decree relating to the contribution to legal aid
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • France
  • October 26 2011

From now on, any proceedings initiated before a court pertaining to civil, commercial, labor, social or rural matters or before an administrative court are subject to the payment of a fee of 35 Euros


In order to assess the influence of a trade union, is it permissible to take into account the actions of such trade union when it was affiliated with a confederation of trade unions from which it subsequently disaffiliated?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • France
  • October 26 2011

The trade union SNRTGS, which was affiliated to the CFTC until June 2009, in letters dated 2 April 2010 appointed an employee as union representative and central union representative