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Factsheet for measure FR-2020-14/1025 – measures in France
|Country||France , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 01 April 2020 – 31 December 2022|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Protection of workers, adaptation of workplace
|Author||Frédéric Turlan (IRshare) and Eurofound|
|Measure added||03 August 2020 (updated 05 August 2020)|
The ordinance postpones the next ballot to measure the trade union audience among employees in companies with fewer than eleven employees to be held in the first half of 2021, and the date of the next general renewal of the Labour court members (nominated by social partners) which shall be set no later than 31 December 2022. It also postpones the date of the next renewal of the members of the joint regional inter-professional committees.
The ordinance provides:
Employees in standard employment
Workers in non-standard forms of employment
|Applies to all businesses||Does not apply to citizens|
No special funding required
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
No information. Probably that some social partners have been informally consulted.
No information available.
Eurofound (2020), Postponement of the assessment of trade unions’ representativeness in SMEs and extension of mandates in labour-related bodies, measure FR-2020-14/1025 (measures in France), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/FR-2020-14_1025.html
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