French labour law – mid year update

Staff representative meetings Changes to rules on employer/staff representative relationships (Rebsamen law) effective from April: Videoconferencing: staff representative meetings may now be held by videoconference if agreed by both sides and, if no agreement, the employer can organise up to 3 videoconference meetings each year unilaterally; the videoconference device used

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Harmonising EU Data Protection rules

The long awaited General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) has now been published on the Official Journal of the European Union. What is it? The GDPR will harmonise data protection laws across the EU. It will change how businesses process and transfer the personal data of EU residents. It is scheduled

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French Labour Law News

This bulletin outlines recent key case decisions and legal changes that will be of interest to international employers operating in France. Severance Pay Dispute A journalist’s employment was terminated, and there was a dispute about how much severance pay should be paid. The journalist claimed the severance pay set out

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