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The dismissal of a protected employee may be cancelled even in the absence of protection at the time of the dismissal

The legal context French employment law offers specific protection to employees’ representatives, for example staff delegates or members of the works council. Such protection exists in order to provide a safeguard against the employer inhibiting the representative from performing his/her duties. In this context, the main aspect of this protection is a requirement that a … Continue reading

Non-pregnant employees can benefit from the protection granted to pregnant employees

The legal background Under French employment law, pregnant employees enjoy particularly strong protection from dismissal — dismissal of pregnant employees is prohibited from the moment the employee is medically certified as being pregnant, except in the two following circumstances: gross misconduct on the part of the employee or impossibility to maintain the employment contract for … Continue reading