Since December 3, 2019, the French government and regions, in their capacity as organising authorities, can put TET and TER services out to competition under contract or in some cases, make a direct award. Deregulation of TET and TER services will be mandatory from 2023 onwards. Services under contract raise the issue of staff transfers to ensure continuity of operations and the public service in question. What are the procedures for transferring staff contracts of employment? What are the implications in terms of obligations, procedures, and deadlines for companies? What kind of difficulties may companies encounter? How are staff and companies getting to grips with the procedures for forthcoming staff transfers?