Annual update of salaries: +1.5%

en-savoir-plus-pdf-frThe update taking effect on 1 July 2017 is +1.5%. You may find here some explanations on how this figure was calculated. You can also find the updated salary grids for officials and temporary staff and for contract staff (see comparison with Luxembourg indexation as from 1-1-2017 and pay supplement (in FR)).

Pay supplement for contract staff!

en-savoir-plus-pdf-frThe consultation conducted between the administration of the Court and EPSU CJ was concluded by an agreement, comprising two parts: 1. Pay supplement for contract staff and 2. Some arrangements to public transport season tickets.

Telework: Social progress or panacea?

en-savoir-plus-pdf-frWorking-from-home should not be a means of saving on office space, especially by promoting open space, as this will only strengthen the desire to flee.  General InformationEPSU CJ’s position.

Borderers: mPass now takes you farther

en-savoir-plus-pdf-frFor all three bordering countries, commuters can now combine their mPass with a supplement called Flex Pass.

Officials’ careers – pro rata temporis

Under the 2004 Reform, the career structure has undergone deep changes. At the Court of Justice, to adapt to these changes, EPSU CJ elaborated and negociated a promotions system, known as ‘pro rata temporis’, which applies exclusively in this institution since 2006 (see the texts relating to it: 2009, 2015 (FR)).

The General Court upholds citizens’ rights!

In its Judgment of 10 May 2017, in Case T-754/14, the General Court annuls the Commission’s refusal to register the proposed European citizens’ initiative (ECI) ‘Stop TTIP’. You may read the Press Releases of the said ECI (EN) and of the Luxembourgish Platform Stop CETA and TTIP (DE/FR), of which USF is part.

Democracy, transparency and accountability

Pie_dépenses_2016Only a trade union relying on members’ subscriptions can claim it is independent.  This is so with EPSU CJ (subscriptions collected in 2016: € 19 376.07). Click on the image to see how expenses are broken down. The General Meeting of EPSU CJ takes stock of the past and sketches out its lines of action for the future (read the Resolution).

False step Nr 2 – A response due to News@Curia

en-savoir-plus-pdf-frEPSU CJ invites the institution to refrain from offering a forum to a group of people who are not an organization, whether you call it a ‘trade union’ or otherwise (in FR).

European Parliament is voting on CETA

en-savoir-plus-pdf-frThe Luxembourg Platform Stop CETA/Stop TTIP, of which Union Syndicale Fédérale is part, is urging MEPs to vote clearly NO.  DE / FR.  15 February update: DE / FR.

‘Article 3a’ contract staff

en-savoir-plus-pdf-frProvisions applicable to contract staff referred to in Article 3a CEOS, FG I, and employed by the Court of Justice (in FR).