On 23 November 2022, the French Court of Cassation decided that, under certain conditions, the time mobile workers spend travelling from home to work and work to home may be considered actual work time. In this case, the Court overturned the previous ... read more
The time people devote to work is a concern that lawmakers regularly examine. Since the start of the 19th century, a large number of laws have been passed to regulate working time. A first attempt at implementing the four-day working week paid the same as a ... read more
Given rising consumer prices, in particular energy prices, several emergency measures have been proposed to limit the impact of inflation. The “Purchasing Power” Law (Law n°2022-1158 of August 16) was adopted by the French Parliament on August ... read more
An employer may sanction staff representatives for acts committed in the performance of their mandates. In a judgement of 15 June 2022, the French Court of Cassation ruled that a member of a European staff representative committee (ESRC) had not respected ... read more
Pursuant to the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, all people have the right to freedom of expression (1). An employer may only restrict this freedom of expression if such restrictions are justified by the ... read more
Part of our teams will attend the next EMEA Regional Conference of MSI Global Network from May 13th to May 15th in Lisbon. They will have the pleasure to meet again friends and members of our worldwide association. The Conference will be in-person. To ... read more
The remote working agreement or charter in effect in a company stipulates the conditions for the return to face-to-face work (1). In the absence of pre-defined conditions, the employer and employee may plan and organise reversibility in the document ... read more
The legal provisions governing the employee’s freedom of speech have been defined by several decisions issued by the French Court of Cassation: “Although an employee enjoys, both inside and outside the company, a freedom of speech to which no ... read more
For several years, there have been discussions and debates in France and a number of other countries on the status and protection of those who work for digital platforms. The various actions led by couriers and drivers in several European countries, ... read more

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