Covid: the amount of fines for companies that refuse teleworking divided by two

By Cécile D., Manon C. Posted on January 14, 2022 at 1:49 p.m.

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Since Monday January 3, 2022, companies must offer 3 or 4 days of teleworking per week. Those who do not submit to this measure are exposed to penalties … less severe than expected. Elisabeth Borne announced on January 14 that the fines for non-compliance with teleworking increased from 1,000 to 500 euros maximum per employee.

On December 27, Jean Castex announced that due to the deterioration of the health situation in France, the government had decided to make again ” obligatory ” the teleworking in companies at the rate of 3 or 4 days a week from monday January 3, 2022, and this for a period of three weeks.

This Thursday, December 30, Elisabeth Borne, specified the contours of this return to teleworking compulsory and reiterated the firmness of the government which wishes to sanction ” the minority of companies that do not play the game. »

Also, the Minister of Labor she announced that companies reluctant to telework risked a administrative fine of “ 1000 € per employee non-compliant, within the limit of € 50,000 per company. The minister also announced that a amendment was going to be tabled by the end of the week.

« We can see that most companies play the game very well (…) We have a few companies which do not, which do not follow the recommendations of the labor inspectorate, and which take advantage of the length of the procedure. sanction for breaking the rules »Specified the Minister of Labor.

Only ten days after the implementation of this measure, the government is back pedaling. Guest on France 2 this Friday, January 14, the Minister of Labor announced a reduction of sanctions for companies that do not respect the teleworking instruction. “ LThe maximum amount will be 500 euros per employee and the ceiling will be 50,000 euros per company », Revealed Elisabeth Borne. The fine was therefore halved.

By this gesture, the Minister says she wants ” reassure them small enterprises on the level of the sanction. “This decision was taken to reduce injustices between small and large companies, which do not have the same treasuries, ensures Elisabeth Borne. However, she adds: ” we will re-establish an administrative penalty for companies where the rules are not well applied. »

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The Minister of Labor hopes to increase the numbers of teleworking. ” What we can see is that the teleworking figures are stagnating at 60%. I understand the weariness but we must mobilize She insists.

The government continues to modify and adapt its various health protocols, established a few weeks earlier. the school protocol has changed many times since the start of the January school year.

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