The appointment of a representative on French territory is mandatory. During the duration of the secondment, this representative will act as a liaison between the inspection officers by providing them with certain documents, either on paper or electronically. Beforehand, employees of the company that sends employees must obtain the agreement of the representative for the order. Please note that, in addition to the provisions of the French labour code, the enlarged French collective agreements apply to workers who work in companies established in France with the same main activity, such as the work of workers posted on French soil, including for your seconded workers. As an employer that sends employees to France, you are subject to the provisions of the French labour code and the expanded sectoral collective agreements applicable to companies established in France. The date the employee started working for the employer. In French labour law, the law and case law have intervened to complication the signing of an amicable settlement: the essential condition of a French labour law transaction is that the document provides for reciprocal and real concessions from the parties , which means that the employer must pay a serious transactional compensation in the face of a criminal conviction incurred. Moreover, the transaction cannot be concluded before the notification of the dismissal (it is feared that the employee under subordination would sign an agreement against him – Cass. soc. 14-6-2006 No.04-43.123).
Finally, it is noted that the transaction under French law is likely to be subject to all kinds of social, tax and other social benefits depending on the excess of legal limits (notably twice the PASS for social contributions or 75,096 euros maximum for 2014). It is important to note that most employers provide a contribution to the employee`s legal fees. This contribution is often formalized in the settlement agreement. Intra-group or intragroup mobility occurs either between branches of the same company or between companies in the same group. This type of booking relates to the following situations: i. Providing a service between companies in the same group. For example, the maintenance or repair of machine tools, built and sold by the subsidiary company of a national company established in France, is carried out by one of the group`s companies established abroad; ii. Non-profit-oriented transnational labour leasing between companies of the same company or between companies in the same group: a company makes available to another company in the same group, as part of a contract of employment offer, an employee who provides, among other things, that the lending company charges the beneficiary company the wages paid to the employees. all social security contributions and related professional expenses that are reimbursed to the worker as part of the secondment agreement; Ⅲ.