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Standing Concertation Committee   >>

Pension payment dates in 2010   >>

Staff Rules and Regulations – Modification No. 4 to the 11th edition

Please note that the following pages of the Staff Rules and Regulations have been modified as of 1 January 2010: Monthly basic salaries of staff members (Annex R A 5): amendment of page 71. >>

Staff Rules and Regulations – Modification No. 3 to the 11th edition

Please note that the following modifications to the Staff Rules and Regulations came into force in 2009 and have been posted on the HR Department site: Chapter II, Conditions of Employment and Association, Section 1 (Employment and association): amendment of page 14 - with effect from 1 August 2009. >>

Adjustments to financial and social benefits

In accordance with recommendations made by the Finance Committee in November 2009 and decisions taken by the Council in December 2009, certain financial benefits have been adjusted with effect from 1 January 2010. >>

CHIS - Annual adjustment of benefits and fixed contributions

As foreseen by the CHIS Rules, an annual adjustment is applied to: ceilings for certain benefits contributions for voluntary membership as well as supplementary contributions for spouses/partners. >>

Validity of your safety awareness training

AIS is setting up an automatic e-mail reminder system for safety training. You are invited to forward this message to everyone concerned. >>

To all members of personnel in receipt of remuneration from CERN

In 2010 net monthly remuneration will be paid into individual bank accounts on the following dates: Monday 25 January Thursday 25 February Thursday 25 March Monday 26 April Tuesday... >>

News Articles

There is a buzz about working here  
Looking ahead  
The LHC enters a new phase  
Down to the nearest centimetre…  
You’ve come a long way!  
The Christmas list  
The Colliderscope: a real-time show  
Students in search of research scientists  
The coffee-time challenge  
Literature in Focus - A Zeptospace Odyssey: A Journey into the Physics of the LHC  
Juan Antonio Rubio Rodriguez (1944 – 2010)  
Homage to Professor Hans-Åke Gustafsson  

Training and Development

CERN Technical training: Available places in forthcoming courses  
Noise Training - ’Bruit – Connaître les risques liés au bruit‘  
New Office Software course format  
CERN Technical training: Available places in forthcoming courses  
Technical training: AXEL-2010 - Introduction to particle accelerators  

General Information

French Customs  
Modification of Telecom Lab opening hours  
E-mail to SMS service change  

Staff Association

Assizes : building a team in which everyone finds his place  
Fund Raising for Haiti  
Special Offers  
Dancing Club  
Cultural activities  
Concert Club