Dismissal for economic reasons
an employer may choose not to amend certain contracts to avoid a PSE.
the notion of group, used to assess the sufficiency of the PSE, is further defined.
the administrative control of the professional categories is further defined.
Works council’s budget
abandonment of the reference to account 641 for the computation of the operating grant and of the contribution for ASCs.
relaxation of case law regarding the repeated use of replacement CDDs.
the ETT may be held contractually liable in case of non-observance of the waiting periods.
Right to privacy
an employer may freely consult files not identified as being private.
a new illustration of the difficulty to establish its existence.
Special severance pay
details on the conditions of its allocation.
CDD (fixed term contract)
the requalifying of a CDD into a CDI (open-ended contract) gives the right to the compensation provided for as part of a PSE (employment safeguard scheme).
the organization conditions of a company referendum are fixed.
Social and economic committee (CSE)
its composition and its means are fixed by decree.
Redundancy for economic reason
a decree specifies the conditions of proposition of redeployment positions.
case law turnaround regarding the conventional transfer of an employment contract.
consequences of a failure of the postal service.
justification of the differences between employees hired after an agreement and those hired prior to said agreement.
sanction of the breach by the employer of his obligation of redeployment.
Termination by mutual consent
details on the starting point of the limitation period.
publication of the decree relating to the procedure to specify the reasons set out in the letter of dismissal.
details on the contestations of the opinions of the occupational doctor and on the decision-making procedure before the conciliation and orientation board.
Reform of labor law
publication of the sixth order, known as “catchall”.
conditions to compensate the occupancy of the employee’s domicile for professional purposes.
Moral and sexual harassment
admissibility of the employer joining civil proceedings as an injured party.
deadlines assigned to the works council (CE) and to the Health, Safety and Working Conditions Committee (CHSCT) to deliver their opinion.
Freedom of religion
validity of neutrality provisions in the internal rules.
details on the territorial jurisdiction of the union defender.
additional details on the agreement relating to the forfait-jours (i.e., fixed number of working days).
distance learning arrangements.
Hygiene and safety
possibility for an employer to file a complaint against a doctor.
Termination of the employment contract
consequences of a dismissal during a procedure of judicial termination.
privacy and business travel.
conditions of validity of a forfait jours (i.e., a working time arrangement whereby working time is not counted in hours but is based on a fixed number of working days per year) resulting from a company agreement.
Termination of the employment contract
redundancy and incompetence.
validity of the differences in treatment between distinct establishments belonging to the same company.
Health, Safety, and Working Conditions Committee (CHSCT)
validation of the timeframe to appeal against the expert assessment.
details on the notion of executive officer.
legal status of the offer of employment.
right to employment and temporary assignment.
employees’ emails monitoring conditions.
reassessment of the severance pay.
publication of the law empowering the government to reform labor law and of the five orders reforming labor law.
consequence of the cancellation of the employment safeguard scheme (PSE) on the dismissal authorization.
interest in taking legal action of the trade unions on the occasion of a transfer of employment contracts.
postponement of the deadline for submitting applications for the position of labor court councilor.
enhanced law enforcement regarding provocations, defamations and non-public insults of a racist or discriminatory nature.
validity of the non-suspendible consultation periods.
Computer technology and freedom
modification of the scope of the unique authorization for professional alerts.