France: non-accrual of leave entitlements during sick leave is deemed constitutional 

Under the French labour code, an employee on leave for sickness unrelated to work does not accrue leave entitlement. On 8 February, the French constitutional council ruled that this provision complies with the constitution. It is a decision that contradicts European law, but has limited implication.

Through Nathalie Tran. Published on 09 February 2024 à 16h02 - Update on 09 February 2024 à 16h03

On Thursday 8 February the Conseil Constitutionnel, the highest constitutional authority in France, ruled that an employee on sick leave for non-work-related reasons not being entitled to paid leave during this period, as per the French labour code, is not contrary to the constitution.…

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