social Plans : A decrease of 12 % between 2015 and 2016 in France
“That there be no misunderstanding, I absolutely do not want to minimize the magnitude” of the last restructuring plans, as one of the group Vivarte (1), ” nor minimize the suffering of these workers, but I want to say that the number of plans to safeguard employment (PSE) has decreased 12 % between 2015 and 2016. “It is in these terms that the minister of Labour, Myriam El Khomri welcomed on Thursday the decrease in the number of PES in France. the
A ” significant digit “
in his new year wishes to the press, Myriam El Khomri underlined that the 12% drop was a ” significant figure “, but it has, however, regretted that “some have sought recently to be attributed” to the law Work, ” the liability of certain social plans “. The minister was referring here to the nominee of the primary of the left, Benoît Hamon, who, two weeks ago hardly, was of the social plan the daily la Voix du Nord a consequence of the law Work.” No, the law of work does not facilitate the layoffs, ” as well hammered Myriam El Khomri. The reform of the redundancies contained in this act, “express only, on the basis of the current jurisprudence, the precise circumstances in which a company has the right to proceed with economic dismissals,” stated the minister. the
The law Work”, also acts as a catharsis “
” It gives them a clear framework and secure, without anything to remove the power of judges. Codify the case law, what audacity ! “said the one according to which the law work has” attracted a lot of approximations and fantasies “. The law “is also acts as a catharsis in putting to-day divides, union elders, political divisions run very deep and general malaise of the opinion,” concluded the minister. (1). After the announcement of the elimination of over 700 positions and the imminent cession of its brands Andre and Naf Naf, CEO of the group of clothing and footwear Vivarte has made his mea culpa. “One has sinned by arrogance, because we have too many brands, we bought too many signs,” admitted Patrick Puy. The group is beset by a strong debt to 1.3 billion euros since its acquisition by debt (LBO) in 2007.