Conventional termination (rupture conventionnelle) & Outplacement
Under french law, a job termination has to follow spedcific rules.
The conventional termintion is a relatively recent way of ending a contract.
It allows the employer and the employee to separate by mutual agreement and define upstream the conditions for the termination of the employment contract.
If this mechanism of breach of the labor contract is provided for by law and supervised, it remains relatively simple and allows the employee to leave his job while avoiding the risk of resignation (such as not having unemployment allowance).
It encourages job mobility by allowing the employee to leave his company while having the possibility of being covered by unemployment insurance if, by bad luck, the new job was not sustainable or if there was a break in the unemployment trial period .
The law provides the amount of compensation indemnity and the prevenance delay.
However, it is possible to negotiate specific departure conditions, including outplacement, also known as the outplacement procedure.