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The trial period is extended by the days of absence… including the RTT

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In a In a judgment of September 11 2019, the Court of Cassation decides that the days of RTT extend the trial period by the same amount - contrary to the argument of the employee who maintained that the days of RTT should not be considered as absences giving rise to extension of the trial period - when they are acquired as part of a working time reduction scheme and are intended solely to compensate for the hours worked beyond the legal duration of 35 hours. The RTT days are therefore added to the list of absences (paid leave, unpaid leave, illness, accident at work) which allow the extension of the trial period. The count is more complex when it comes to counting RTT taken in half a day…


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