Layoffs may be challenged if employer’s fault caused the threat to competitiveness – Option Finance magazine, December 14, 2020
On November 4, 2020, the labor division of France’s highest court (Cour de cassation) ruled for the first time that if an employer’s fault caused the threat to competitiveness that prompted its reorganization, the resulting layoffs may be deprived of any genuine and serious grounds. However, the ruling specified that a mere management error does not, alone, constitute such a fault (Cour de cassation, labor division, ruling no. 18-23.029 FS-PBRI, Sté Pages Jaunes v. B).
Click HERE to read the December 14, 2020, Option Finance magazine article quoting partner Myriam de Gaudusson and associate Maxime Brouard, from our Labor & Employment practice.