Category Archives: "Human Resources"

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”

Posted by Helen Abruzzino · on February 28, 2020 · in Human Resources, Remuneration · with 0 Comments

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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“Emploi franc”: a new legal framework providing financial aid to employers

A new Governmental aid called “Emploi franc” aims to support the recruitment of job seekers from low-income neighbourhoods. Applied on an experimental basis in specific areas since April 1st, 2018, this aid has been recently generalized nationwide.. It applies to employment contracts signed during 2020 year. – Specific conditions targeting a limited audience – This […]

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Breaches of Highway Code with a company vehicule : The employer must disclose identity

We would like to take this opportunity to remind you that since January 1st 2017, when an infringement is committed with a company vehicule, the employer must disclose the identity and the address of the employee who committed the infringement, otherwise the employer will be subject to pay a fine of 750 euros.     – […]

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Clarified payslip and the electronic option

From January 1st 2017, companies are able to remit electronic payslips providing that employees are informed of their right to refuse and that they do not exercise that right. From January 1st 2018, companies with a headcount of less than 300 Employees will be required to provide a simplified payslip. In fact, the new payslip […]

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Changes to occupational health monitoring procedures in France

  EMPLOYEES’ HEALTH MONITORING  Since January 1st 2017, hiring medical examinations have been replaced by “informative and preventive visits”, except for employees with a job “at risk” who will benefit from an enhanced individual health monitoring. Furthermore, the involvement of the occupational physician is no longer systematically required.  What changes from January 1st 2017 From […]

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Secured framework for annual working time arrangements

As a reminder, an annual global working day arrangement allows the calculation of working time in days over the year, rather than in hours. The maximum number of worked days is generally 218 days/year (depending on the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). It is only possible to agree such an arrangement in the employment contract […]

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The Right To Disconnect

Posted by Helen Abruzzino · on January 30, 2017 · in Human Resources, Law · with 0 Comments

The Right To Disconnect

The “Labour Law” of August 8th, 2016 has strengthened the right to disconnect for all employees in France. Although the law puts the most significant constraints on companies that have at least 50 employees, the object of this paper is to determine the precise consequences on small and medium companies (with less than 50 employees.) […]

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A recent change in French Law will modify the individual training entitlement (DIF) of employees as from January 2015…

What currently exists? Currently, each employee with more than one year’s service (or four months for short term contracts), acquires an entitlement to a capital of training hours equal to at least 20 hours per year (prorated for part time employees), which can be cumulated over a period of 6 years within a maximum limit […]

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