Glossary of useful French terms and expressions to survive the wilderness that is the French administrative jargon
: Fixed-term, or Temporary, Contract
: Permanent Contract.
: Within healthcare establishments, the CDU (Users' Commission) has a dual mission: contributing to improving the quality of reception and the care for sick people and their relatives.
: The intermittent employment contract (CDII or CD2I) allows the employee to alternate periods of work and periods of unemployment. It can be concluded, under specific conditions, in sectors experiencing significant fluctuations in activity.
: Full-time position.
: Part-time position, 50% of a full time position.
: Part-time position, anything under 100% of a full-time position.
: Pay slip, wage slip.
: Insurance policy for medical costs.
: Sick leave.
: Mutually-agreed termination/severance of contract.
: To be on strike.
: Lunch voucher. You can use them to pay for meals taken outside of work, and for some of your food groceries too (limited to two tickets per shopping receipt, check in-store).
: 1) Holiday, vacation, time off. 2) End of a contract.
: Public/Bank holiday
: Long week-end. If, for example, a public holiday lands on a Thursday, usually the following Friday also becomes a public holiday.