France: Labour Code Reform

January 14, 2016

4969954-illustration-eiffel-tower-over-france-flag-with-grunge-effectThe French Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, has announced that the reform of the country’s Labour Code will take place over the next two years starting with a reform of working time laws. The government has said that the statutory 35-hour work week will not be changed but that the possibility of adjusting daily, weekly or yearly working hours, rest times and paid leave through collective agreement will be introduced. It is expected that detailed proposals will be revealed tomorrow January 15th 2016.