General Labor Law News – 2020

  • Published on 29.12.2020 at 07:00, modified on 01.04.2021 at 13:52.

    From January 1, 2021, the duration of leave in connection with employment can be extended to 24 months in the case of professional retraining. The Social Security Financing Act 2021 harmonizes the social remuneration system received in the context of transfer leave or mobility leave with the part-time work allowance system.

  • Published on 24.12.2020 at 07:00.

    In order for companies involved in vital activities to continue their activities, the law of June 17, 2020 softened the non-profit work loan. These arrangements were to expire on December 31, 2020. measures. But be careful, they know some changes from January 1, 2021.

    Sample Work Loan Agreement (Ministry of Labor)

  • Published on 22.12.2020 at 07:00.

    Due to the economic impact of the health crisis, URSSAF continues to support companies. Thus, under certain conditions, they can take advantage of the deferred payment of employee and employer contributions until the deadline in January 2021. But please note that this does not exempt them from filing a declaration on time.

  • Published on 12/21/2020 at 07:00, modified on 04/01/2021 at 07:27.

    The law of June 17, 2020 weakened the regime of fixed-term contracts. Thus, until December 31, 2020, the company’s agreement may set the maximum number of CDD extensions and provide for cases when the waiting period does not apply. By order published on December 17 in the Official Journal, this date is postponed to June 30, 2021.

  • Published on 21.12.2020 at 06:52.

    The end of the year is often associated with a “guaranteed annual fee” check. These are minimum amounts, often stipulated in collective agreements, below which no worker can be paid. These guarantees follow certain methods of calculation and are based on the employment rate to which the worker belongs. But if there are two coefficients, conventional and contractual, which one should be used?

  • Holidays and weekends: the possibility of introducing and changing their dates until June 30, 2021

    Published on 12/18/2020 at 07:00, modified on 12/23/2020 at 07:42.

    From the end of March 2020, the regulation allows companies, under certain conditions, to introduce days off and holidays or even change their dates when they are already approved. The system, set up to deal with the effects of the health crisis, was due to end on December 31, 2020. The new regulation extends this holiday management option until June 30, 2021.

  • Published on 12/17/2020 at 08:05 am, modified on 01/25/2021 at 10:25 am.

    The amount of the guaranteed minimum applicable in 2021 was published in the Official Journal of 17 December 2020. This guaranteed minimum is, in particular, the element used to evaluate the in-kind allowance for food in hotels, cafes and restaurants.

  • Published on 12/17/2020 at 07:53 am, modified on 12/21/2020 at 07:18 am.

    The Social Security Financing Act 2021 enshrines some of the temporary provisions put in place as part of the partial operation. This applies in particular to the social benefit scheme for part-time activities, created in the spring and which was supposed to end on December 31, 2020.


    Published on 12/17/2020 at 05:30.

  • Minimum wage 2021

    Published on 12/16/2020 at 01:03 PM, modified on 12/17/2020 at 07:03 AM.

    The SMIC usually changes every year on January 1st. In their report to the Secretary of Labor, the experts recommend against forcing SMIC 2021 and limiting themselves to increasing the application of texts. Jean Castex said that there would probably be no forcing. This was just confirmed by Gabriel Attal, government spokesman, at the end of the Council of Ministers meeting.

    SMIC: summary of amounts applicable from January 1, 2021

  • Published on 12/16/2020 at 07:00, modified on 12/18/2020 at 07:51.

    At the end of 2019, the Government introduced measures to promote sports, especially in companies. Following these announcements, the Department of Social Services relaxed the rules for granting access to sports equipment. The Social Security Financing Act 2021, published on December 15, 2020 in the Official Journal, reinforces this tolerance by codifying it.

  • Published on 12/15/2020 at 07:37.

    Celebrating commercial success, celebrating retirement, raving about a newborn that a young mother proudly presents to her office colleagues, a Thursday night meeting after work, etc. – all these small informal moments help to humanize the working environment, create bonds between employees . This is the well-known “feeling of belonging” that is essential for both the proper functioning of the organization and the well-being of employees. But how to support it when social interactions are rare and teams are divided into remote work?

  • Published on 12/15/2020 at 07:14.

    From January 1, 2021, the dematerialized notification of the rate of accidents at work and occupational diseases (AT / Occupational Diseases) is mandatory for companies with at least 10 employees. But be careful, you only have a few hours left to open an account and join the dematerialization service. These steps must be taken by Wednesday, December 16, 2020.

  • Published on 12/15/2020 at 07:12.

    Remote work has changed the idea of ​​professional activity in many ways, but one of them has proved decisive: the efforts made to adapt to it. Although they have always been present, these efforts, which go beyond the prescribed work, will become a very important component of your remote control.

  • Published on 12.14.2020 at 13:39, modified on 18.12.2020 at 08:02.

    The law for the acceleration and simplification of public action, known as the ASAP law, was published in the Official Journal. It contains various new employee savings features, such as perpetual one-year profit-sharing agreements and mandatory branch agreement approval.

  • Published on 12/14/2020 at 06:53 am, modified on 03/11/2021 at 10:06 am.

    Due to the health crisis, the use of remote work has become massive. Your company has complied with the recommendations and transferred all employees whose activities allowed them to work remotely. You wonder to what extent you can control the activities of your employees. The CNIL recently published its recommendations on this matter. Let’s check.

    CNIL Q&A on Remote Work (September 8, 2021)

  • Published on 12.14.2020 at 06:28.

    By way of derogation from common law, the part-time employment contract of workers of associations and home care companies should not mention the distribution of working hours between days of the week or weeks of the month. But for this, the employer must justify his accession to the collective agreement of human service companies?

  • Published on 12/11/2020 at 12:33 pm, modified on 01/29/2021 at 09:47 am.

    The 3rd Amendment to the 2020 Finance Act established a Social Security Contribution Exemption and Assistance mechanism for companies in the sectors most affected by the 1st Restriction. The Social Security Financing Act 2021 creates an additional system for companies in the sectors most affected by the October curfew and second lockdown.

    List of activities in sectors particularly affected by the effects of the Covid-19 epidemic and related sectors eligible for exemption and assistance with social security contributions (December 31, 2020)

  • Gifts and vouchers for employees: the maximum number of benefits for 2020 is doubled

    Published on 12/11/2020 at 07:16 am, modified on 12/18/2020 at 07:32 am.

    In the absence of the exam, you can offer your employees gifts or vouchers. The latter may, under certain conditions, be excluded from the social security contribution base. For this, in particular, it is necessary that the gift or purchase coupon does not exceed a certain ceiling, which has just been revised upwards. Remember that until December 31, 2020, you can also pay a surcharge for exempted purchasing power.

    Individual summary sheet of vouchers and gifts offered during the year

  • Published on 10/12/2020 at 09:44, modified on 12/17/2020 at 07:57.

    The Social Security Financing Act 2021 was published in the Official Journal on December 15. We bring you one of his most widely publicized measures regarding parental and paternity leave. Its duration increases and it becomes partly obligatory. This reform will apply to births scheduled for July 1, 2021. Birth and adoption leave have also been changed.

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