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New minimum wage in France from 29th February 2020

New minimum wage in France from 29th February 2020

French minimum hourly gross wage for foreign transport companies posting their drivers in France has been updated on 29/02/2020 to 10.39 €.

Hourly wage for workers in the road transport of GOODS:

Please note:

according to the French national agreement, drivers of trucks and articulated vehicles for more than 3.5 t GVW, performing international transport operations, are considered to be equivalent to group 7, coefficient 150M. Minimum wage applicable to these drivers should then be 10.39 €/gross/hour.

Refer to the table here below for other categories of drivers:

Extra hours rates:

* Extra hours increase when working hours exceed the statutory maximum number of working hours per week (35h for long distance drivers; 39h for short distance drivers).

Example: long-distance driver’s wage when working 45h hours weekly:

15 € * 35h

53 € * 8h (from 36th to 43rd extra hours)

04 € * 2h (for 44th and 45th hours worked)

Sunday work:

more than (3) hours: 20 € prime/day

less than (3) hours: 40 € prime/day

Night Work:

It is considered to be night work every hour worked between 10 pm and 5 am (according to the article L1321-7 of the law of transport).

Contact us if you need any further information or register here if you need a representative in France.