|The Autorité's main findings
Although the extension of agreements undoubtedly plays an important social role and regulates labour relations between companies in the same industry sector, the mechanism can also have a negative impact on competition.
Useful indicators for assessing risks to competition
Consider the development of impact studies during collective bargaining to assess the economic cost of possible extension of the agreement
Consider adapting the statistical system to facilitate analysis of the effects on competition of extending industry sector collective agreements