Occupational Health

How Can French Employees Tackle Workplace Bullying?

France is well-known to have some of the world’s strongest legal protections against all forms of workplace bullying, with notoriously harsh sanctions for both the perpetrator and, potentially, the employer.…

Prohibited Grounds for Disciplinary Action in France

Disciplinary action is one of the largest areas of confusion for British companies employing people in France. Although the behaviour that constitutes a workplace offence is much the same in…

Paternity Leave Provisions in France

Paternity Leave Provisions in France Just as we described when summarising the provisions for maternity leave in French workplaces, paternity leave is taken in two separate parts. However, the combined…

French Employment Law: Health and Safety at Work

Article L4121-1 of the French Labour Code states: “The employer shall take the necessary measures to ensure the safety and protect the physical and mental health of workers.” Such measures…
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