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France is “stepping up its game” with the adoption of new esports regulatory rules
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • July 11 2017

By two decrees adopted on 9 May 2017, France is materializing its regulatory framework applicable to esports competitions and esports labor contracts


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


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


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


Vidéosurveillance : détournement de la finalité déclarée à la CNIL : sanctions pénales et indemnités pour préjudice moral. (cour d'appel de Paris, 24 Février 2015)
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • April 7 2015

Par un jugement du 24 février 2015, la Cour d’appel de Paris a prononcé des sanctions pénales à l’encontre du restaurant la Closerie des Lilas et


Solidarity day: working on Whit Monday no longer a given
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • May 6 2008

“Solidarity Day” was initially instigated by a law dated 30 June 2004, which, following the deaths related to the 2003 heat-wave, required employees to work an additional day every year, the proportion of the company’s profits resulting from this additional day’s work being contributed by the company to fund assistance for old-aged and handicapped persons


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


The right to days off in lieu continues during notice period even when not worked
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • June 15 2009

The Cour de Cassation has gone further than previous cases which have held that employees are entitled to the same salary during their notice period paid in lieu as they would have been if they had worked, holding that RTT days off in lieu granted for hours normally worked between 35 and 39 hours per week should continue to be paid even if the employee does not work the notice period


Sex, lies and employees: pornography in the workplace
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • December 7 2011

Under French law, employers must tolerate employees' reasonable personal use of IT systems