LABOR LAW covers all types of litigation relating to training, to the execution or termination of an employment contract, or related legal statuses, including mainly:

  • The legal status of interns
  • Traineeship
  • Workers with nationalities other than French
  • Non-competition clauses
  • Conversion of provisional contracts (set-term or temporary contracts) into permanent contracts
  • Sanctions for not following the rules of the validity of resorting to temporary contracts
  • Undocumented employment
  • Company transfers and maintenance of employment contracts
  • Suspension of employment contracts (maternity or sick leave, accidents, partial unemployment)
  • Training throughout the career period
  • Resignation
  • Official notice of departure
  • Departure agreements (conventional departures) and settlement
  • Dismissal for personal reasons (management of the procedure, real and serious cause for dismissal)
  • Prohibited dismissal
  • Dismissal for economic reasons and accompanying social measures: job-saving plan (PSE), reclassification, hiring priority
  • Indemnity in lieu of notice
  • Terms of settlement, employment certification, and certification for Pôle Emploi
  • Amending an employment contract
  • Legitimate exercise of management authority and employer disciplinary power
  • Company bylaws
  • Issues surrounding accumulating employment contracts with social mandates
  • Working hours: duration, distribution, time off, and paid time off
  • Health and safety at work: liability without fault, workplace harassment, discrimination of all sorts, workplace inspections, and if applicable, inspections by the CHSCT (Hygiene, Safety, and Workplace Conditions Committee)
  • Wages, minimum wage, bonuses, compensation, AGS
  • Employee participation: optional profit-sharing schemes, participation in capital, salary savings schemes
  • Collective representation: worker unions
  • The exceptional status of employee representatives protected against dismissal: staff delegates and workers’ council
  • Collective bargaining
  • Legitimate and illegitimate conditions of holding workers’ strikes and legal recourse to strikes