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Does the town hall of Saint-Ouen have the right to set up menstrual leave for its employees?


THE VERIFICATION - The city of Seine-Saint-Denis took the initiative to launch this system, but an assistant to the City of Paris nevertheless regretted the absence of any legislative framework governing this type of leave.

Two days off per month for employees with endometriosis or painful menstruation.

While no law enshrines the existence of menstrual leave, the town hall of Saint-Ouen has taken the initiative to launch such a device from this Monday, March 27.

A first in France.

PS mayor Karim Bouamrane announced its launch in a press release on March 8, on the occasion of International Women's Rights Day.

Concretely, all the employees of this Seine-Saint-Denis town hall can now take up to two days off per month, telecommute or adjust their schedule, "without any waiting day being deducted from


" , details the press release.

Only a “

medical certificate attesting to the illness or painful periods

” will be requested.

Read alsoIn France, “menstrual leave” is practiced in certain companies

But on what legal basis does the town hall rely, given that this new practice, which exists in other countries, such as recently in Spain, has never been the subject of a…

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Source: lefigaro

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