Social Security for Local Agents: Pensions, medical cover after retirement and invalidity.

We will need the support of all the EU Delegations and all staff in order to gain acceptance for our ideas. To this end, all the messages of support, encouragement and determination which we can gather are welcome. Please send an e-mail to osp-rd@ec.europa.eu! […]

Presidency compromise – Proposal for a Council decision establishing the organisation and functioning of the European External Action Service

Dear Collegues, a Presidency compromise on the Proposal for a Council decision establishing the organisation and functioning of the European External Action Service (EEAS) has been proposed to Member States. A copy is available on request. Your comments are very welcome!

EU foreign service: EP links budget approval to agreement on EEAS organisation

The Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament reaffirmed yesterday its intention to treat all issues concerning the setting up of the new EU foreign service as a single package. Parliament’s assessment of the main proposal will thus be linked to decisions on the budget and staffing of the new service. […]

Transfert of Pension Rights for new starters: make your request and keep 30% of your transferred value

We encourage all Civil Servants, temporary staff and contractual agents, and more particularly the “Shipwrecked” from the 2004 reforms, to submit IMMEDIATELY a request which commits you to nothing but in the event of a pension scheme transfer will allow you to keep more of your pension rights! […]

Deepest condolences

Laczymy sie z Wszytskimi Kolezankami I Kolegami oraz Polakami dotknietymi ta strata przekazujac najszczerssze wyrazy wspolczucia. […]

European Schools: Evolution of staff of the EU institutions in Brussels

Note for the file concerning the evolution of staff of the EU institutions in Brussels and the future needs of European Schools.

EEAS Zero Growth’s imposture

By accepting the diktat of the member states concerning “growth’s zero” of its staff, the Commission risks not to be able to play his role such as planned in treaties. This movement questions the capacity of the whole Institutions to apply the Treaty of Lisbon and especially to convince the European citizen whom Europe is still useful. The European citizens and the European Parliament have to react. […]

EEAS – What future for Local Agents

While reading the Baroness ASHTON’s Paper on the draft decision establishing the EEAS, one can only notice that there is no mention whatsoever of local agents as a staff category in the new service. Is it an omission made on purpose, or was it an unintentional negligence? Is there another explanation of a more legal nature? […]