Keyword: employee

Uber loses French case as driver is declared employee

Uber has long argued that it merely a platform linking self-employed drivers with riders, a model which allows it to avoid paying certain taxes and social charges as well as provide paid vacations.

French court rules employee's death after sex a workplace accident

A Paris appeal court has ruled that the death from heart failure of a railway construction technician after a sexual encounter while on assignement in central France was a workplace accident, a classification that entitles his family to long-term compensation of what would have been his future income.

Paris airport worker 'pocketed 20,000 euros dropped by diplomat'

Charles de Gaulle airport worker held after CCTV images show him picking up notes lost by Morocco's ambassador to US as he left VIP lounge.

French court rules Swiss bank UBS bullied ex-employee

Stéphanie Gibaud said harassment got worse after she refused to destroy client documents that she said could be useful to a tax evasion probe.

Frenchwoman fired after leaving Japan during nuclear crisis sues employer

Emmanuelle Bodin says contract with state broadcaster was unjustly terminated after she fled Japan at start of Fukushima crisis in March 2011.