Pay supplement increased following Luxembourg Social Min Wage

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.

+0.7% update under the exception clause

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.

Pro rata temporis calculator

en-savoir-plus-pdf-fr For officials of grades AST 1 to AST 8, AD 5 to AD 11, SC: The calculator of the pro rata temporis mechanism (attached Excel file) applies to your promotions, in the Court of Justice only. This mechanism was invented and fine-tuned by EPSU-CJ, which guarantees its correct application. You may find an overview of the system in this PPT.

 

Cross-border season tickets: Why this parsimony?

en-savoir-plus-pdf-frThe rules on subsidising season tickets, which the Court of Justice adopted by skipping social dialogue, happen to be more restrictive than those of the Commission. Social dialogue matters!

Show your face!

en-savoir-plus-pdf-frWe are inviting you to upload your photo to the organisation chart on the institution’s intranet site and to your email address. Please click on the faceless image to read further.

Sharing Experience, Building Solidarity!

Pie_dépenses_2016EPSU CJ held its annual general meeting in accordance with the specific arrangements related to the health crisis. It set out its goals for the coming period. In addition, it approved its accounts. Contributions, a guarantee of independence, are growing steadily. Click on the picture to see how expenses are broken down.

Notice convening two General Meetings

en-savoir-plus-pdf-frThe Grand-Ducal Regulation of 20 March 2020 enabled associations to hold their General Meeting in videoconference until 30 June 2020. EPSU-CJ members will find here a notice convening two General Meetings, as well as their practical arrangements (in FR).

State of emergency – solidarity through concrete measures!

en-savoir-plus-pdf-frTo enable colleagues under compulsory telework to cope with their overlapping duties, the expected output must be adapted to each person’s material and family conditions, particularly for parents with children under 12.

2020: Will the coronavirus attack our pay?

en-savoir-plus-pdf-frSince 2014, the Staff Regulations no longer leave it to the institutions to determine whether or not there has been “a serious and sudden deterioration in the economic and social situation”. Instead, they set objective criteria for this.

The termination of the Agreement with Hospitals is now backfiring

en-savoir-plus-pdf-frBy terminating the 1996 Agreement with the Luxembourgish Hospitals the Commission has left behind a legal vacuum. Now, it’s the PMO that decides! And it decides to abolish generalised direct billing for inpatients. How did we get here? EPSU CJ provides answers.