Labour law in france


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Labour law in france

  2. 2.  Body of rulings pertaining to working people and their organization including trade unions and employee unions enforced by government agencies. Types Collective- It involves relationship between the union, the employer & the employee. Individual-It involves concern for employees rights in the workplace.
  3. 3. FRANCE
  4. 4.  The first labor laws were Waldeck Rousseaus laws passed in 1884. 1936 and 1938 - work week to 40 hours, excluding overtime. 1968- working week to 44 hours & the minimum wage was also increased by 25%. 2000- 35hour workweek, down from 39 hours. 2005- New Employment Contract (CNE). Addressing the demands of employers asking for more flexibility inFrench labor laws.
  5. 5.  Identities of the parties Place of work Title, grade, nature or category of the work Date of commencement of the contract Duration of the work if it is a temporary contract Amount of paid leave Length of periods of notice Information regarding the salary and the frequency of its payment Working hours Collective agreements governing the conditions of employment
  6. 6. Working time The legal length of the working week is 35 hours in all types of companies. The working day may not exceed 10 hours. Employees may not work for more than 4.5 hours without a break. The maximum working day may be extended to 12 hours under a collective agreement. Overtime 25 % an hour for each of the first eight hours of overtime 50 % extra for each hour after that. Night work Night work performed between 21 hours and 6 hours may not in principle exceed 8 hours a day and 40 hours a week. Pregnant women working nights must be given daytime work throughout their pregnancy.
  7. 7. Minimum wage since 1. 7. 2008 the amount 1 321 EUR per month. Ending employment By expiry of the agreed term Notice by employer or employee Termination by mutual agreement Death of the employee The employer in France can decide to retire any worker at age 65. Holidays France has 10 public holidays. LeaveAnnual paid leaveAll workers have a right to paid leave once they have worked at least one month duringthe reference period. Paid leave dates are decided by mutual agreement between the employer and the employee.
  8. 8.  Maternity leave Maternity leave is 16 weeks per child Paternity leave Paternity leave is 11 consecutive calendar days in the case of a single birth and 18 days in the case of multiple births. Parental presence leave To look after a child who is disabled, has suffered an accident or is seriously ill. Individual training leave (CIF) This cannot exceed one year. Partial maintenance of the salary is guaranteed. Sabbatical leave Between six and 11 months.
  9. 9. Hiring Written contract of employment Contract of employment must be in French, No restriction on providing a translation or a bilingual version of the agreement to the employee. Firing In France it is not possible to hire employees " at will " in other words, once you have taken on an employee you may only dismiss him or her for a specific reason. The reason or ground must be one which is recognised by French Statute or by French Case Law.
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