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The precious help of the occupational health physician in dismissal for disability procedures

As a general principle, the occupational health physician is a major interlocutor of the employer regarding the employees’ health and safety. In particular, there exists a very specific procedure under which employees’ disability must be acknowledged by the occupational health physician in order to authorize an employer to begin a dismissal procedure. However, such opinion of … Continue reading

A dismissal may be considered as unfair if it is based on the mistakes of an employee resulting from the employee’s illness

The law Under French employment law, any mistake or error made by an employee in the context of his/her employment may theoretically justify his/her dismissal for disciplinary reasons or for professional incompetence. However, when dealing with the consequences of an employee’s illness on his/her work, employers must bear in mind a series of principles applicable … Continue reading