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Sales representative status : The French Supreme Court holds that the sales representative status is not applicable when the employment contract is limited to stating the « region » where the employee must perform his activities (Bedda)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Cass. soc., 1 July 2009, M. Bedda v. Établissements Florest, appeal No. 08-40.605 Facts Following his dismissal, a "salesman-delivery" employee, paid by a commission on sales, had applied for the status of sales representative. Referring to the provisions of the employment contract, the Court of Appeal had dismissed the employee's claim. The Social Chamber of the Court of Cassation confirms the appeal decision. Decision "However, according to article L. 7311-3 of the Labour Code, any person who works on behalf of one or more

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Dominique Ferré, Sales representative status : The French Supreme Court holds that the sales representative status is not applicable when the employment contract is limited to stating the « region » where the employee must perform his activities (Bedda), 1 July 2009, Concurrences N° 4-2009, Art. N° 29998, www.concurrences.com

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