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Labour and Employment Compliance in France 6th ed isbn 9789403504100

Labour and Employment Compliance in France 5th ed

ISBN13: 9789041193193
New Edition ISBN: 9789403504100
Previous Edition ISBN: 9789041184849
Published: November 2017
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Detailed attention to compliance with labour and employment laws is crucial for success in setting up business in a foreign country. This book – one of a series derived from Kluwer’s matchless publication International Labour and Employment Compliance Handbook – focuses on the relevant laws and regulations in France. It is thoroughly practical in orientation. Employers and their counsel can be assured that it fulfills the need for accurate and detailed knowledge of laws in France on all aspects of employment, from recruiting to termination, working conditions, compensation and benefits to collective bargaining.

The volume proceeds in a logical sequence through such topics as the following:

  • written and oral contracts
  • interviewing and screening
  • evaluations and warnings
  • severance pay
  • reductions in force
  • temporary workers
  • trade union rights
  • wage and hour laws
  • employee benefits
  • workers’ compensation
  • safety and environmental regulations
  • immigration law compliance
  • restrictive covenants
  • anti-discrimination laws
  • employee privacy rights
  • dispute resolution
  • recordkeeping requirements
A wealth of practical features such as checklists of do’s and don’ts, step-by-step compliance measures, applicable fines and penalties, and much more contribute to the book’s day-to-day usefulness. Easy to understand for lawyers and non-lawyers alike, this book is sure to be welcomed by business executives and human resources professionals, as well as by corporate counsel and business lawyers.

European Jurisdictions, France
1. Legal Framework: Employment Laws
2. Recruiting, Interviewing, Screening and Hiring Employees
3. Contracts of Employment
4. ‘Precarious’ Employment Contracts
5. Managing Performance/Conduct
6. Disciplinary Power of the Employer
7. Mutual Termination Agreement
8. Termination Of An Employment Contract For Personal Reasons
9. Layoffs, Reductions in Workforce and/or Redundancies as a Result of Job Eliminations Or Other Restructuring
10. Transfers of Undertakings
11. Employee Representative Bodies
12. Trade Unions
13. Collective Bargaining
14. Industrial Action
15. Working Conditions: Hours of Work and Payment of Wages: By Statute or Collective Agreements
16. Other Working Conditions And Benefits Provided for by Law, Collective Bargaining Agreements Or Company Policy
17. Workers’ Compensation
18. Company’s Obligation to Provide a Safe And Healthy Workplace
19. Immigration, Secondment and Foreign Assignment
20. Restrictive Covenants, Protection of Trade Secrets And Confidential Information and Non-Compete Agreements
21. Implementation of Whistleblowing Systems
22. Prohibition of Discrimination in the Workplace
23. Smoking in the Workplace
24. Use of Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace
25. Matters Related to Health and Diseases Such as AIDS, HIV, SARS, Bloodborne Pathogens
26. Dress and Grooming Requirements
27. Privacy, Technology and Transfer of Personal Data
28. Workplace Investigations Following Complaints of Discrimination, Harassment, Fraud, Theft and Whistleblowing
29. Affirmative Action/Non-Discrimination Requirements
30. Resolution of Discrimination, Employment and Labour Disputes: Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation and Conciliation
31. Employer Recordkeeping, Data Protection and Employee Access to Personal Data and Records
32. Required Notices, Postings and Union Boards