France - Alternative labour code summarised - June 30, 2017

An alternative proposal for a complete revision of the French Labour Code that was published in March 2017 by a group of legal experts known as the Research Group for a Different Labour Code (GR-PACT) is now summarised in English. The proposal aims to make the law leaner and more accessible, but also to adapt it to today’s’ challenges and to preserve and strengthen certain important historical achievements. The starting point is to provide a readily understandable labour law, in the belief that ‘an incomprehensible law should be considered as non-acceptable in today's democratic society’.

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