Hiring And Firing To Be Made Less Complicated Under French Labour Reforms

Bosses in France will find it easier to hire and fire staff under new reforms aimed at overhauling the country’s notoriously stringent labor market.
The French government laid out 36 new measures on Thursday as part of President Emmanuel Macron’s plans to encourage employment and business freedoms.
The changes will be especially significant for small and medium-sized businesses, which employ over half of the French workforce.
Under the new rules, companies with fewer than 50 employees will be able to set up workers’ committees which can bypass unions.
Meanwhile, damages payments will now be capped at three months’ pay for two years of work and 20 months’ pay for 30 years.

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