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CHIS – Opening hours of UNIQA offices during end-of-year closure   >>

Pension payment dates in 2014   >>

Health insurance for "frontaliers"

The French government has decided that, with effect from 1 June 2014, persons resident in France but working in Switzerland (hereinafter referred to as “frontaliers”) will no longer be entitled to opt for private French health insurance provision as their sole and principal health insurance. >>

End-of-year closure 2013/2014

As announced in Weekly Bulletin No. 4-5/2013, the Laboratory will be closed from Saturday 21 December 2013 to Sunday 5 January 2014 inclusive. >>

News Articles

Season's Greetings and Best Wishes for the New Year!  
Solid groundwork underlies a high-profile year  
LS1 Report: on the home straight in 2014  
Nobel Prize ceremony 2013  
Dealing with data  
Apprenticeships in success  
CERN Holiday Gift Guide  
Scavenger hunt in the CERN Computing Centre  
Security vs. Nations: a lost battle?  
Ombuds’ corner: Farewell  
News from the Library: Your opinion matters!  
Joachim Tückmantel (1948 - 2013)  

Training and Development

Safety Training: places available in January 2014  
Uncover the recruiter in you!  
New Session of introductory “E-Groups Training”  
Personal development and communication courses – Places available  
General and professionnal French courses  
Are you a Project Leader, PSO, GLIMOS?! Are you in line to be one?  


CERN Bulletin publication schedule for 2014  
Mail Office annual closure  
Closure of the telephone switchboard at 5 p.m. on 20 December  
Availability of Services during the 2013/2014 CERN annual closure  
A pilot eduroam service at CERN  
Safety Bulletin 2013-4  
Lights on for daytime driving: mandatory from 1 January 2014  
Snow, ice… and other reasons to be cheerful!  
Do not miss the Announcements and Events sections of the Bulletin!  
CERN car stickers for 2014  
CERN Infirmary closed for building work  
Start of new Research and Innovation Programme, Horizon 2020  

Staff Association

Best wishes  
Death of Nelson Mandela: CERN and its Staff Association in history  
Election to the Board of the Mutual Aid Fund  
Cern Women's Club  



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