6% 31st - day-one year 180th day Coverage: 60% from Employer: supplements the 4th - 20th day SNN up to 180 days 75% from the 21st Extension available day-one year dependent on severity Can be extended up of illness and certain to 18 months qualifiers (30 months for special Maternity Social Security: 100% SNN: 80% 2months for 16 weeks; before birth and 3 18 weeks for multiple months after birth; births additional 6 months for either parent at 30% National Holiday 14 12 plus 5 floating Vacation average 6 weeks average 4-6 weeks a year a year Benefit France Collective Employee and Bargaining Employer Minimum Wage Structured pay and variable pay Overtime Allowed negotiated in each collective contract
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Unfortunately, the labor statistics only report on collective contracts, not individual ones, so we can only explore this assumption for collective contracts.
Figure 5 displays the province-by-province trends in the total number of collective contracts signed (which can include both enterprise- and higher-level agreements).
The increase in collective contracts could be a broader trend caused by government actions other than the passing of major labor laws.
None of the variables except for GDP per capita was positively related to the incidence of collective contracts.
Overall, the law prompted an increase in the number of individual labor disputes accepted for adjudication but did not stimulate an increase in collective disputes or collective contracts.
It extended the existing framework for collective contracts modestly and modestly enhanced the trade unions' rights in negotiating and defending them.
An indication that collective agreements are becoming more widespread is a new regulation passed by Guangdong province in late 2014, taking effect in January 2015, that authorizes trade unions to represent workers in negotiating enterprise-level collective agreements ("Guangdong Provincial Regulation on Collective Contracts for Enterprises" 2014).
The items are total number of disputes filed for adjudication through mediation, arbitration, or litigation per province, normalized to 1,000 population; number of collective disputes filed per province; number of collective contracts signed per province; number of wage-related collective contracts per province (note that figures for total number of collective contracts concerning wages were not available for 2001); number of disputes related to wages per province; and number of disputes related to social insurance per province.