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The Edict N°2019-861 of 21 August 2019 introduces a transitional period to enable employers with 50 employees or more to comply with the new professional interview regime resulting from the “Professional Future” law of 5 September 2018

Ord. 2019-861, August 21, 2019, art. 7 

The “Professional Future” law of 5 September 2018 inter alia amended the professional interview regime, introduced by the law of 5 March 2014. It confirms the key principles of the professional interview, but introduces new provisions applicable as from 1 January 2019. The content of the professional interview is therefore enhanced, its frequency can be adjusted by collective agreement and the sanction for non-compliance is modified.

The Edict N°2019-861 of 21 August 2019, the purpose of which is to ensure the consistency of all legislative provisions with the law of 5 September 2018, opens to this effect a transitional period until 31 December 2020 to enable employers with 50 employees or more to comply with the new professional interview regime and avoid the penalty provided for non-compliance. The employer has thus until 31 December 2020 to justify the fulfilment of the obligations provided for in this respect (Articles L. 6315-1 and L. 6323-13 of the Labour Code).