This is an overview. Employment law in France is so different from anywhere else, that you will be quite surprised. Mostly the differences relate to, on overview, employment law in France being governed by common law.
In this short article you’ll find out that on overview, employment law in France is not considered to be at will, meaning as one chooses or pleases. That means being fired can only happen based on demonstrably and limited objective grounds. These reasons must be brought to the attention of the employee in writing.