R&D consolidates its role as the first union of the European civil service!

R&D consolidates its role as the first union of the European civil service!     Many thanks, colleagues from the Economic and Social Committee and the JRC in Ispra and Seville, With the victories scored in these two elections, R&D consolidates its role as the [...]

DGT: When will this useless ordeal end?

DGT: When will this useless ordeal end?   1. Space opening soon? A Working Group on the Workplace of the Future has been established this year, comprised of staff from across DGT, its main objective being supplying a report with recommendations on possible future office configuration for DGT, under a really tight deadline. Although the [...]

2018 promotion exercise: first analysis

2018 promotion exercise: first analysis   “You tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is: Never try.” (Homer) On Monday, 18 June, promotional proposals have been published in Sysper. Unfortunately, all the malfunctions that we announced in our flyer (link) are being [...]

“JUNIOR PROGRAMME” AKA “BUDDIES FIRST”!

“Junior Programme” aka “buddies first”!   We would like to thank all colleagues who massively demonstrated their support after the distribution of our leaflets!     The dozens of comments, ALL disapproving, posted on the intranet page presenting this programme, demonstrate the extent of rejection caused [...]

DGT STAFF RIGHTS MUST BE RESPECTED !

DGT STAFF RIGHTS MUST BE RESPECTED !   Since the end of April, all staff at DGT are experiencing very high pressure due to an unprecedented workload. The reason is a combination of translation requests concerning the Multiannual budget 2021-2027, drafting of last minute EU legislation and European Semester as well as other regular [...]

“young – Junior professionals” programme a scandalous approach!

  With its new programme “Young – Junior Professionals” DG HR organises a more than easy access to AD posts for a handful of “elected” trainees as well as for some privileged CA-FG IV and TA-AD selected exclusively on the “fait du prince” (or princess) basis, thus [...]

Inquiry of the European Ombudsman regarding the appointment of the new ...

    Brussels, 1 June 2018 Note to the attention of Mr Günther OETTINGER Commissioner in charge of Budget and Human Resources     Subject: Inquiry of the European Ombudsman regarding the appointment of the new Secretary-General Parachuting, politicization of our civil service and urgent need to reform senior management appointment procedures in our institution [...]

Mediation Service

    Brussels, 16 May 2018     Note for the attention of Mr Günther OETTINGER,  Commissioner in charge of Budget and Human Resources     Subject: Mediation Service   R&D attaches great importance to the mediation function within our Institution and closely monitors the functioning and results of the Mediation Service. However, it is [...]