European Social Charter

A complaint lodged against France by Syndicat de Défense des Fonctionnaires is declared admissible
Syndicat de Défense des Fonctionnaires v. France, Complaint No. 73/2011


[13/01/2012]  The decision on the admissibility of the European Committee of Social Rights in the complaint Syndicat de Défense des Fonctionnaires v. France, No. 73/2011, is now public.

The complaint was registered on 19 July 2011. The decision on admissibility was adopted on 7 December 2011.

The complaint concerns the situation of so-called " redeployed” civil servants, employed by France Télécom and La Poste, who have remained at the grades of the former Post and Telecommunications service.

The complainant trade union Syndicat de Défense des Fonctionnaire alleges failure to acknowledge discrimination, breach of the right to information, denial of the right to career development and of the right to social security for this category of employee within the above-mentioned companies, in violation of Articles 2 (the right to just conditions of work), 12 (the right to social security), 20 (right to equal opportunities and equal treatment in matters of employment and occupation without discrimination on the grounds of sex) and E (non discrimination) of the Revised Social Charter.

Complaint No.73/2011
Decision on admissibility

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