Thanks to the very positive feedback received from participants in the Time management and the inclusion of conflict free session in delegations (held 26.08.2021), we will have another session on Thursday 16.09.2021. The two sessions are unrelated: it is not necessary to have attended the first in order to be admitted to the second. There are very few spaces left for this free coaching, but if you’re interested, get in touch and we’ll try our best to fit you in. Continue reading Coaching support in delegation 16.09.2021
The recently adopted Conclusion No 283/20 Determination and payment of financial entitlements under the Staff Regulations in the event of dissolution of a marriage or partnership, or termination of a de facto relationship  sets out the updated information. Check whether this affects you. Continue reading Changes to financial rights after a breakup, does this affect you?
Many colleagues (of all nationalities) who normally receive the June annual travel allowance either did not receive it this year or received a modified sum: the determining factor was place of origin.
The accompanying explanation is as follows : ‘As of 1st January 2021, UK is considered as a third country. Continue reading Brexit and the annual travel allowance: explanation
The medical service is now taking bookings  for the annual check-up. This means you again have an alternative to doing the annual medical examination outside and then being reimbursed according to the standard Joint Sickness Insurance Scheme (JSIS) reimbursement rate of 85% . Continue reading Annual medical check-up: back to (socially distanced) normal
Under Article 59(6) of the Staff Regulations, staff are obliged to undergo a medical check-up every year either via the institution’s medical officer or by a medical practitioner chosen by them.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the medical service is closed for annual medicals for the foreseeable future, as is the in-house laboratory , so colleagues are left with no choice but to do their annual medical examination outside and then be reimbursed according to the standard Joint Sickness Insurance Scheme (JSIS) reimbursement rate of 85% . Continue reading Reimbursement of the annual medical check-up during COVID
The purpose of this short piece is not to repeat what is already available on Staff Matters under Survivor’s pension but to make you aware of the outcome of a recently decided case (T-374/20 – KM v Commission: available in German and French) that might be of interest to you or your loved ones. Continue reading Survivor’s pension: discrimination
The recently changed conditions for having and using corporate credit cards confused many of us. We asked the Office for the Administration and Payment of Individual Entitlements (PMO) for clarification and additional information and below is a summary of what has changed and why. Continue reading Corporate credit cards: what changed?
Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try!
- Demotivated and without any energy?
- Tired of doing the same thing over and over?
- Lonely and/or that you cannot control your thoughts?
- Purposeless and with no direction in life?
- Stuck in your life and have no idea what to do first?
- Unfocused and overwhelmed by work?
There is coaching available and there are coaches in the Commission who can support you in this journey wherever you are at this moment in your life!
At Generation 2004 we continue to closely follow the development of all matters related to the COVID-19 pandemic and to voice your concerns and requests to the administration.
Here you find the most up-to-date information provided during the last meeting with DG HR devoted to COVID-19 (the 20th on the issue so far!) held 12 February 2021, complemented with that provided in communication update 30. Continue reading Latest news on COVID vaccination, teleworking and the right to disconnect
Further to our October 2020 article: Avoiding surprises with JSIS when choosing a psychotherapist please note that the JSIS updated its rules in January 2021:
‘In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, JSIS facilitates access to psychological support, Continue reading Psychological support changes