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France gives employers the power to ban alcohol in the office. Santé!
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • July 16 2014

Certain occasions call for a celebratory drink in the workplace - a colleague departing, a deal gone well or perhaps the end of a hard week. Yet from


Recent changes to French SYNTEC Collective Bargaining Agreement the latest instalment
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France, USA
  • July 16 2014

On 3 June 2014 we wrote about the new addendum to the SYNTEC National Collective Bargaining Agreement and the possible implications for French


French employer successfully challenges costs incurred by Works Council
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • July 21 2014

Works Councils in France have the right under the Labour Code (Article L.2325-35) to appoint a chartered accountant to assist them with activities


French reforms cause controversy
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • August 13 2008

The French government has adopted legislation aimed at reforming the rules on trade union representation in the workplace and giving employees the opportunity to work more than the current 35 hours laid down by statute


35-hour work week will remain law
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • August 20 2008

In 1998, France reduced the work week from 39 hours to 35 hours with no loss of pay to workers, with the goal of reducing unemployment and allowing workers more personal time


Un nouvel exemple du contrôle exercé par la Cour de cassation sur la qualification des faits constitutifs du harcèlement moral
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • May 5 2016

Dans un arrêt du 26 janvier 2016, la Cour de cassation a considéré qu’il n’était pas nécessaire, pour qualifier le délit de harcèlement moral, qu’un


Sense and insensibility in French Court employment decisions
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • November 27 2014

Two recent cases from the French Courts are reviewed in this post, one a sensible relief and the other just frankly terrifying. First, an employee


New Rules on Biometric Access Control in the Workplace
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • November 7 2016

On 27 September 2016, the French National Data Protection Authority (CNIL) announced the adoption of two Single Authorizations on biometric systems


New statutory training scheme for employees in France
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • January 28 2015

In France, employees have in the past accrued each year 20 hours of Individual Right to Training (“droit individuel à la formation” or “DIF”) up to a


Simplified registration procedure for data processing relating to employee monitoring
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • January 19 2015

The French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) has adopted new registration procedures in relation to the processing of personal data for monitoring and