Human Resources

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

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 unique d’Evaluation des Risques Professionnels” or …

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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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The Value-Sharing Bonus

Since 2019, companies have been allowed, under certain conditions, to exceptionally pay a bonus to their employees to help face the decrease in purchasing power: the so-called “PEPA” (i.e.: exceptional bonus for purchasing power), also known as the MACRON bonus. This bonus was exceptionally renewed in 2020 and 2021, with small changes and was subject …

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A new scheme for maintaining employment during Covid-19 period: Reduced activity for employment (ARME)

A new scheme of partial activity (or furlough) is implemented in France. Its objective is to ensure employment within companies facing long-term reduction in activity which does not compromise their continuity and who need the financial support from the Government for a temporary period. It is different from the specific partial activity scheme implemented to …

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The Government has announced a new plan to support the hiring of young people

A compensation in social taxes for companies hiring young workers The country is facing a growing social and economic crisis as a direct consequence of the recent health events. A significative break on growth and employment is expected, with young people representing the most affected population. The French Government has therefore decided to invest 6.5 …

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CORONAVIRUS- Purchasing power bonus (“Macron bonus”): the conditions for payment are alleviated

CORONAVIRUS- Purchasing power bonus (“Macron bonus”): the conditions for payment are alleviated In our newsletter of February 28th, 2020 , attached for reference, we informed you of the renewal of the “Macron bonus” for 2020. Recent legislation passed in the context of the Coronavirus situation has now removed the requirement of a profit-sharing agreement for …

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Telecommuting expenses during the Covid-19 pandemic crisis: Should employers bear the cost?

Telecommuting expenses during the Covid-19 pandemic crisis: Should employers bear the cost? As part of the state of health emergency declared in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, the French Government has strongly recommended the implementation of telecommuting for activities and positions compatible with this organization of work. It has more recently also provided an …

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Covid-19: Employer statement for employee commute or travel

CORONAVIRUS: Supporting document for business travel As part of the emergency measures taken against the Covid-19 epidemic, the French President decided, on March 17th, 2020, to reduce as much as possible travels and contacts, and ordered a containment applicable within the entire territory. Travelling is therefore prohibited except in very specific cases and only if …

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Covid-19 epidemic: Accompanying measures taken by the French Government

Covid-19 epidemic: Accompanying measures taken by the French Government Measures have been taken by the French Government to support the Companies and employees impacted by the Covid-19 epidemic. This purpose of this note is to inform you about the three main measures relating to  employment costs and employee revenues : the partial unemployment scheme, the …

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The “Macron bonus”

In response to “yellow vests” protests, the Government implemented last year an optional compensation, in the form of an exceptional “purchasing power” bonus paid by employers and exempt from social contributions and employee income tax. The so called “Macron bonus” is now renewed for 2020 but under new conditions. – Employees who could be eligible …

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