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Can your company who has more than 400 employees but less than 20 in France refuse your request for unpaid sabbatical because they say they have less people in the office than the rules apply to, even if you do not work in a French team but for a global team (i.e. there is nothing specific to France in your job)? And if they can, are they allowed to instead of sending a formal letter to deny it, ask you instead to sign a break of contract?
(I should mention I am on a sick leave stoppage but working remotely and thus fulfilling my duties)
I asked for a sabbatical and was denied via phone and asked for a break of contract at the same call with no prior warning and asked to sign the rupture of contract today even though my work stoppage is not over yet.
Hi they are in Paris and I am based in France as well
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