Press Room

October 05, 2017

From France: Presentation of the Ordinances for the Reinforcement of the Social Dialogue

Etienne Pujol - STCPartners in France, a member firm of Andersen Global


A massive reform of French labor law was implemented on September 23, 2017. Its purpose is to simplify the daily relationship between employer and employees within companies, one of Emmanuel Macron’s main promises when he was campaigning to become President.

The main aspects of the reform are the merger of the employees’ representative bodies into a single organization, easier processes to reach collective bargaining agreements at the company level, easier processes for implementing redundancy plans for international groups and the introduction thresholds for unfair dismissal indemnities awarded by courts.

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