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Change of offices for HR Department - disrupted service during the last week of February 2013

HR Department would like to inform that, due to office renovation work, a number of HR Services currently located on the ground, first and second floors of Building 5 will move to temporary offices as from late February. >>

Taxation in Switzerland

Memorandum concerning the 2012 internal taxation certificate and the 2012 income tax declaration forms issued by the Swiss cantonal tax administrations. >>

Annual adjustments to 2013 financial benefits

In accordance with recommendations made by the Finance Committee and decisions taken by Council in December 2012, no adjustments have been made to basic salaries and stipends, subsistence allowances or family benefits as at 1 January 2013. >>

Adjustment of the Internal Tax Scale

In application of Article R V 2.03 of the Staff Regulations, the internal tax scale has been adjusted with effect on 1 January 2012. >>

99th ACCU meeting

DRAFT Agenda for the meeting to be held on Wednesday 6 March 2013 at 9:15 a.m. in room 60-6-002.   >>

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE PERSONNEL: Summer work for children of members of the personnel

During the period from 17 June to 13 September 2013 inclusive, a limited number of jobs for summer work at CERN (normally unskilled work of a routine nature) will be available to children of members of the personnel (i. >>

News Articles

ATLAS: Now under new management  
Science for a sustainable future  
LS1 Report: onwards and upwards  
X(3872): an exotic combination of quarks?  
A new service to ensure that PXI cards perform correctly  
The "What If?" machine  
Tree felling: a necessary evil  
Building 774: foundation stone in place  
ICE-DIP kicks off  
Cyber-Attacks and the Risks for CERN  
News from the Library: Knovel trial is approaching!  

Training and Development

Safety Training: places available in March 2013  
New course “Selecting the best person for CERN”  
Management and communication courses – Places available  


CERN openlab summer student programme  
Canon multifunction copier machines – now with onsite support!  
Move! Eat better: news  
CERN lends a hand to Collège de Prévessin  
Site de Meyrin - Travaux d'abattage d'arbres  
Snow, ice… and other reasons to be cheerful!  
IMPORTANT: Fluke is recalling Digital Clamp Meters  


LECTURE CANCELLED - Academic Training Lecture: Implications of LHC Data to New Physics (1/3)  
Blood donation | March 19  
LECTURE CANCELLED - “The power of collaboration - innovating collaborative relationships" by Michael Kimmel | 8 March  

Staff Association

A new logo for the Staff Association  
Cern Women's Club  
Nursery school  
Ensemble pour N'Diago  
Dancing Club  



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