The Macron ordinances provide for a few simplifications regarding economic terminations: the frame for evaluating the economic rational and the redeployment research is limited to France (when the company is part of a worldwide group). The possibility to dismiss before transfer is no longer exclusively for large companies.
Acts of sexual harassment, when they are established, are grave and require a reaction from the employer. They can lead to the dismissal of the harassing employee, even if the individual is also a staff representative and their benefits from a specific dismissal procedure. The administrative court of appeal of Bordeaux has ruled on the matter regarding an employee in a furniture store.
Understanding the distinction between contractors and employees and the re-characterisation of a contractor into an employee
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