11 October 2022
Insecurity is gaining ground in Africa
Insurgency, terrorism, food insecurity… the risks related to security and safety in Africa are multiple and, unfortunately, increasing. In such a context, there are many challenges for companies. In this first part, we will analyze the situation in West Africa and the Sahel. A second part will[…]
27 July 2022
The Safety / Security Director, a position that is developing in companies
Cyber attacks, health crises, terrorism, kidnapping risks, geopolitical or commercial tensions, fraud, supply chain fragility, radicalization, public order disturbances, illicit trafficking or product theft, political instability… Companies are faced with a constant evolution and an increase in the complexity of the risks and threats that weigh on[…]
10 November 2020
Employer’s safety obligation: Could the Abidjan ruling have been applicable in Senegal?
In all labor laws, the safety obligation is one of the most important obligations. In France, this obligation is wide-ranging and also applies in the context of an employee’s expatriation. And this, even outside working hours. This was confirmed by the Abidjan decision. In 2004, a French[…]
14 August 2020
Employee safety and telecommuting: where does the employer’s responsibility end?
With the explosion of telecommuting, as a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic, the actual working time as well as the working environment is no longer controlled by the employer. It is to Norbert Wiener, an American mathematician, that we owe the invention of telework in 1950. It[…]
19 July 2020
The employer’s safety obligation: the case of the Ivory Coast
Whatever the country, one of the first obligations to which an employer is subject is the obligation of safety. The Ivory Coast is no less an exception. Thus, Article 41.2 of the Ivorian Labor Code refers to this obligation by stating: “To protect the life and health[…]
2 June 2020
Safety obligations of the employer: The cases of France and Senegal
The relationship between employers and employees is governed by a set of legal obligations. In the case of a business trip or an assignment abroad, the former is required to ensure the safety of the latter. In France, the legislator has made specific provisions for this case,[…]
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