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France - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

Remarks:
  • Letter of notification: art. 1232-6 LC.
    (Mandatory oral interview prior to written notification with possible representation by an adviser: art. L 1232-2 LC.)

Notice period:
Remarks:
  • According to art. L 1234-1 of the LC, the minimum mandatory notice period (excl. in cases of serious misconduct) is the following:
    *1 month for tenure of more than 6 months and less than 2 years.
    *2 months for at least 2 year-tenure.
    *For tenure of less than 6 months, the notice period is to be defined by law, collective agreements or customs of the trade.

    Note: In case of force majeure, no obligation to respect the notice period : art. L 1234-12 LC
    • tenure ≥ 6 months
      • 1 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 9 months
      • 1 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 2 years
      • 2 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 4 years
      • 2 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 5 years
      • 2 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 10 years
      • 2 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 20 years
      • 2 month(s).

    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

    Remarks:
    • Art. 1234-5 LC

    Notification to the public administration: No

    Notification to workers' representatives: No

    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

    Approval by workers' representatives: No

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    Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

    Remarks:
    • Letter of notification: art. 1232-6 LC.
      (Mandatory oral interview prior to written notification with possible representation by an adviser: art. L 1232-2 LC.)

    Notice period:
    Remarks:
    • According to art. L 1234-1 of the LC, the minimum mandatory notice period (excl. in cases of serious misconduct) is the following:
      *1 month for tenure of more than 6 months and less than 2 years.
      *2 months for at least 2 year-tenure.
      *For tenure of less than 6 months, the notice period is to be defined by law, collective agreements or customs of the trade.

      Note: In case of force majeure, no obligation to respect the notice period : art. L 1234-12 LC
      • tenure ≥ 6 months
        • 1 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 9 months
        • 1 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 2 years
        • 2 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 4 years
        • 2 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 5 years
        • 2 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 10 years
        • 2 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 20 years
        • 2 month(s).

      Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

      Remarks:
      • Art. 1234-5 LC

      Notification to the public administration: No

      Notification to workers' representatives: No

      Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

      Approval by workers' representatives: No

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      Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

      Remarks:
      • Letter of notification: art. 1232-6 LC.
        (Mandatory oral interview prior to written notification with possible representation by an adviser: art. L 1232-2 LC.)

      Notice period:
      Remarks:
      • According to art. L 1234-1 of the LC, the minimum mandatory notice period (excl. in cases of serious misconduct) is the following:
        *1 month for tenure of more than 6 months and less than 2 years.
        *2 months for at least 2 year-tenure.
        *For tenure of less than 6 months, the notice period is to be defined by law, collective agreements or customs of the trade.

        Note: In case of force majeure, no obligation to respect the notice period : art. L 1234-12 LC
        • tenure ≥ 6 months
          • 1 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 9 months
          • 1 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 2 years
          • 2 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 4 years
          • 2 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 5 years
          • 2 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 10 years
          • 2 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 20 years
          • 2 month(s).

        Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

        Remarks:
        • Art. 1234-5 LC

        Notification to the public administration: No

        Notification to workers' representatives: No

        Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

        Approval by workers' representatives: No

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        Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

        Remarks:
        • Letter of notification: art. 1232-6 LC.
          (Mandatory oral interview prior to written notification with possible representation by an adviser: art. L 1232-2 LC.)

        Notice period:
        Remarks:
        • According to art. L 1234-1 of the LC, the minimum mandatory notice period (excl. in cases of serious misconduct) is the following:
          *1 month for tenure of more than 6 months and less than 2 years.
          *2 months for at least 2 year-tenure.
          *For tenure of less than 6 months, the notice period is to be defined by law, collective agreements or customs of the trade.

          Note: In case of force majeure, no obligation to respect the notice period : art. L 1234-12 LC
          • tenure ≥ 6 months
            • 1 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 9 months
            • 1 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 2 years
            • 2 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 4 years
            • 2 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 5 years
            • 2 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 10 years
            • 2 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 20 years
            • 2 month(s).

          Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

          Remarks:
          • Art. 1234-5 LC

          Notification to the public administration: No

          Notification to workers' representatives: No

          Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

          Approval by workers' representatives: No