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Clifford Chance


Changes to labour legislation in relation to equal treatment and working hours

19 March 2019

Obligation to draft an equality plan in companies with more than 50 employees:
• Establishes the right to receive the same pay for work of equal value
• Nullity of contract rescission during the trial period of pregnant employees
• Obligation to keep a record of average wages, grouped according to gender and professional category
• Right to request the adaptation of the duration, distribution and structuring of working hours for reconciliation purposes
• Progressive increase of paternity leave to 16 weeks
• Extension of nursing leave, for both parents
• Obligation to keep a daily record of working hours, noting the time each employee's workday starts and finishes

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