Can the commuting of mobile employees be considered as actual working time?

  [Credit image vectorjuice from Freepik] In a recent case law, the French High Court held that when the home-to-customer travel time performed by a mobile employee meets the legal definition of actual working time, this time must be paid as such. In French law, the definition of “actual working time” is the time during […]

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The new multi-replacement Fixed term contract

[Credit image Gerd Altmann from Pixabay] In line with its policy of full employment, the French government has temporarily reintroduced the possibility of hiring an employee on a fixed-term contract to replace several absent employees in the company. This multi-replacement contract can be used between April 13th 2023 and April 13th 2025 and only for

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A NEW COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT IN THE METAL INDUSTRY

Credit image : Drazen Zigic picture on Freepik A new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) will apply to all companies that are in the scope of the Metal industry CBA as of January 1, 2024. It will replace over 70 regional or local collective agreements in order to align the rights of all employees in the

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Abandoning the job is resigning Part 2 : the presumption of resignation is effective from April 19th

  [Credit mage Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay] In our previous newsletter we had informed you that the new “Labour Market” law published on December 22nd, 2022, created a new article L. 1237-1-1 in the French Labour Code. This new article provides that an employee who voluntarily abandons his/her job and does not return to work

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Immigration tax due by employers of non-EU employees : How to proceed ?

[Credit Image Gerd Altmann from Pixabay] As a reminder, any employer who sponsors a non-EU citizen to work in France or who welcomes an non-EU citizen employee temporarily seconded by a company not established in France, is subject to a tax when the foreign employee first enters France or when he or she is first

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THE SINGLE DOCUMENT FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF PROFESSIONAL RISKS (“DUERP”)

[Credit image aymane jdidi from Pixabay] The law of August 2nd, 2021, applicable from March 31st, 2022, modified the rules relating to risk assessment in companies, occupational medicine, and the medical and professional monitoring of employees, and consequently the rules applicable to the single document for the assessment of professional risks (the so called “Document

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Newsletter: New rules relating to the payment of salaries

Quick reminder: When should salaries be paid? Employees who are paid on a monthly basis must receive their salary once a month. The law does not specify a mandatory deadline for the payment of salary. The only requirement is that the payment should be made within a reasonable period of time after the end of

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Employee insurance schemes – Legal changes to Employer Unilateral Decision

As a reminder, the collective and mandatory insurance schemes (healthcare, death & disability and, optionally, the supplementary pension plans) can be implemented by companies either via a Referendum, or a Collective Agreement, or an Employer Unilateral Decision (EUD). The schemes implemented by EUD require a special attention in the coming weeks, as new legal requirements

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