French workers can now negotiate with their employer on limiting their access to emails and other work activity outside of office hours. Could we see similar legislation appear in the UK? Jane Fielding, head of the employment, labour and equalities team at Gowling WLG (UK) LLP attempts to finds out.
Updated to reflect an increase to the "reference" sum applicable to the employment of non-EEA nationals.
Updated to reflect an increase to statutory maternity benefit.
Updated to reflect the 2017 rate for the national minimum wage.
Updated to include information on the introduction of a right to disconnect, effective from 1 January 2017.
Updated to include information on the circumstances that may justify dismissal on economic grounds.
Updated to reflect legislative changes to the rules on intermittent employment contracts.
Updated to reflect an extension to the general preventive principles associated with health and safety measures.
An employment law guide to training and development in France, covering individual right to training, individual training leave, career-development interviews and skills assessments, validation of acquired experience, apprenticeships, professionalisation and work placements.
An employment law guide to equal opportunities in France, covering exemptions, harassment and sexual harassment, victimisation, and remedies and penalties.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to France.