One of the criteria required by the institution to recognise a trade union is its independence, guaranteed primarily by the subscriptions paid by its members. Click on the picture to see how expenses are broken down.
The Luxembourg minimum social wage (SSM) will be increased by 2.8% from 1-1-2021. Therefore, it will have a stronger impact on the pay supplement (in FR) negotiated in 2017 by EPSU-CJ in favour of our colleagues whose salaries fall below the national legal minimum. The extent of this impact is illustrated in the salary grids for officials & temporary staff, and those for contract staff.
The sanitary crisis has triggered the exception clause, which will be applied for the first time in its 2014 Staff Regulations version. Luckily, the exception clause is no longer left to the subjective assessment of the institutions, which in the past had raised social unrest. You may find here explanations on the working of the Method. In VOX Nr 117, you can find an overview of how the 6th method has worked so far (in FR).