Supreme court of appeal in Paris ruled that a man was exercising his “freedom of expression” by refusing to participate in the social activities defined by his employers. Photo: AFP
Supreme court of appeal in Paris ruled that a man was exercising his “freedom of expression” by refusing to participate in the social activities defined by his employers. Photo: AFP
France

Man fired for not being ‘fun’ at work wins legal fight after refusing to embrace ‘excessive alcoholism’ and ‘promiscuity’

  • The man was fired from the Paris consultancy firm Cubik Partners in 2015 for refusing to participate in after-work drinks and team-building activities
  • The company’s ‘fun’ values included ‘humiliating and intrusive’ practices involving bullying, incitement to various excesses and simulations of sexual acts

Supreme court of appeal in Paris ruled that a man was exercising his “freedom of expression” by refusing to participate in the social activities defined by his employers. Photo: AFP
Supreme court of appeal in Paris ruled that a man was exercising his “freedom of expression” by refusing to participate in the social activities defined by his employers. Photo: AFP
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