This reform came into effect on January 1, 2017 .
In an effort to raise awareness of these new measures, both with employers and employees, the Ministry of Labor has published three documents:
This sheet takes stock of:
-the new “information and prevention visit” (VIP) that replaced the job-opening visit;
-the periodic monitoring of employees;
-the monitoring of employees assigned to risk positions;
-the pre-business and recovery visit;
This sheet provides an update on the new provisions relating to the employee’s unfit to work; it details in particular:
-the cases in which the incapacity can be pronounced;
-the procedure to be followed by the occupational physician;
-the particulars to be included in the medical unfitness notice;
-the procedures for challenging the notice of unfitness by the employee or the employer;
– the modalities of the reclassification effort to be undertaken by the employer;
-the consequences of the employee’s inability to reclassify or refuse;
-the indemnities that must be paid to the employee during a dismissal for incapacity to work;
-the consequences of the medical unfitness noted for an employee on a fixed-term contract.
Read also articles published on the Practical Blog of Labor Law :
Occupational health: what’s changing in 2017 (1): the information and prevention visit replaces the medical check-up.