Dismissal for gross misconduct in 4 questions

Dismissal for gross misconduct in 4 questions.

An employee can be dismissed for simple misconduct, serious misconduct or gross misconduct, following a disciplinary procedure. The consequences of dismissal vary according to the qualification chosen by the employer. In the event of a dispute, it is up to the judge to determine whether the employee has committed a fault and whether it is a simple, serious or gross fault. Source: Official website of the French administration

  • What is serious misconduct?
  • When to sanction serious misconduct?
  • How should serious misconduct be sanctioned?
  • What are the consequences of dismissal for gross misconduct?

Yasmine BENMANSOUR, jurist in social law within Arnaud Blanc de la Naulte’s team, brings you her expertise

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