The FEDERATION seeks via this information note to ensure the long term viability of our sickness insurance scheme (JSIS) and to enable you to take informed decisions.
We are very attached to our sickness insurance scheme, the JSIS, and wish to see it work well and in a sustainable manner for the benefit of all colleagues.
The key points that motivate us are:
In its 13 September 2017 edition, the evergreen "Commission en direct" proposed an article on the Mediation Service, under the proud slogan: "going beyond conflict".
It deserves closer attention.
Behind the smiley faces of the mediator and his team hides a different reality: that of an appointment that gave rise to objections at the highest level (Mr Barroso and Mrs Georgieva) from the Central Staff Committee regarding the selection procedure and the operation of the service.
Watch out for summer storms!
At the height of this year's summer holiday period, the Administration published an Administrative Notice (No 18-2017 of 26.07.2017) on the possible implementation of "leave in the interests of the service" under Article 42c of the Staff Regulations.
The notice provides little clarity on the grounds for triggering such a serious procedure, and it is not surprising therefore that it has given rise to varied reactions from colleagues, ranging from anxiety to perplexity.