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The admissibility of the modes of proof

The principle is provided for in article 1358 of the Civil Code, according to which "except in case where the law provides otherwise, proof may be provided by any means". On the basis of this principle, the case law of the social chamber regularly re...

National protocol to ensure the health and safety of employees in the workplace

Updated on 23 March 2021 By decree of 19 March 2021 (decree no. 2021-296), the public authorities ordered new health measures to deal with the Covid-19 epidemic in several departments, including the Ile-de-France region, resulting in a curfew between...

Key rules before hiring in France

Pre-employment declaration (DPAE = Déclaration Préalable à l’embauche) Non-EU candidate Two main types of contract The main rules applicable to a French employment contract Working times Top executive’s (“cadre dirigeant”) status ...

Covid-19 and Residence permits : Frequently asked questions for foreigners

FRENCH CONSULATE : Do French Consulates currently issue visas ? No, due to the health crisis linked to Covid-19, France has suspended the submission of applications and the issuance of visas until further notice (short-stay or long-stay visas). This ...