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French court says no working nights for Apple employees

The High Court of Paris handed down a €10,000 fine and a ban and this week preventing Apple employees from working during the night at seven Apple stores within France. The ban prevents Apple from making retail employees work between the hours of 9 PM until 6 AM the following morning. The court also instituted a penalty of €50,000 per provisional infringement if Apple has employees working between those hours.

"This decision is very good and reflects the desire of Justice to enforce the night work", welcomed Eric Scherrer, CFTC trade employees, which emphasizes "a severe sentence."


"We just ask that the law is respected," Thomas responded in turn Bordage SUD trade, which explains that "the shops close at 2100, but the time for employees to put everything in order and work in workshops some may work until 11:00 p.m. ".

Under French law, working at night between the hours of 9 PM and 6 AM needs to be justified to ensure the continuity of economic activity or social utility to be legal.
 
The stores covered in the judgment include those located in Opéra in Paris Velizy 2 (Velizy-Villacoublay, Yvelines), Parly 2 (The Chesnay, Yvelines), Carré Sénart (Lieusaint, Seine-et-Marne), Val d'Europe (Marne-la-Vallee, Seine-et-Marne), Cape Town 3000 (Nice, Alpes-Maritimes) and Atlantis (Saint Herblain, Loire-Atlantique).

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RE: Social Justice!
By random2 on 3/15/2013 2:35:52 AM , Rating: 2
Yes I have been to America and seen the non working rich you speak of. Living in high style off the federal governments teat. They must sleep in the streets, doorways and under bridges because housing is so expensive.

Apparently health care and dental care must be right up there too, because that does seem to be a major issue with the people I saw sleeping outside with their shopping cards and cardboard. Is food really really too expensive for someone making over 100k a year?...because they seem kinda skinny. I could be wrong though. They were probably health nuts who just prefer living like bums.


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