Japan Desk organized a conference on France’s Labour Law reforms in cooperation with the CCIJF

Our Paris office’s Japan Desk organized a Conference on France’s Labour Law reforms, in cooperation with the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in France.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

8:30 – 9:00 Welcome coffee
9:00 – 10:30 Conference

Venue : LPA-CGR avocats
136, avenue des Champs-Elysées, 75008 Paris
Phone: +33 (0)1 53 93 30 00


The Conference was given in English and Japanese languages.

Theme : France’s  Labor Law Reforms

  • Objectives of the Labour Law reform in France
  • Fixed-term employment contract / indefinite-term contract: new flexibilities
  • Motivation and compensatory scale: securisation of the dismissal
  • Economic lay-off (appreciation of the scope, reclassification, volunteer departure plans): simplification of procedure
  • The social economic committee („comité social économique“): a single body of representation of the employees
  • Collective negotiation (pre-eminence of the agreement at the company level „accord d’entreprise“, majority agreement, function of the branch „branche“, negotiation without a union delegate „délégué syndical“): new opportunities