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The latest Official News articles appear below; for past articles, please see the Official News archive.

Staff Rules and Regulations - Modification No. 11 to the 11th edition   >>

Administrative Circular No. 13 (Rev. 4) - Guarantees for representatives of the personnel   >>

Administrative Circular No. 22B (Rev. 2) - Compensation for hours of long-term shift work   >>

Administrative Circular No. 23 (Rev. 4) - Special working hours   >>

Administrative Cicular No. 31 (Rev. 2) - International indemnity and non-resident allowance   >>

Procedure for the delivering of personal short-term visitor dosimeters

Update of the administrative procedure for delivering a personal short-term visitor dosimeter to associated members of CERN’s personnel. >>

Human Resources Department: report on the settlement of disputes and discipline

The 2015 Annual Report from the Human Resources Department concerning the settlement of disputes and discipline under Chapter VI of the Staff Rules and Regulations. >>

Don’t leave your baggage unattended

“Don’t leave your baggage unattended” is a familiar request to anyone who travels by air, but it’s good advice wherever you may be.  >>

Procedure for obtaining visas for Switzerland and France - Signature rights

In accordance with the Status Agreements with CERN, Switzerland and France facilitate the entry of members of the Organization’s personnel on to their territories. Where relevant, detailed procedures for obtaining visas apply. >>

Security affects us all!

In the hope of minimising the number of thefts of the Organization’s property, which can lead to months of work going to waste on certain projects, you are reminded of the importance that CERN attaches to the rules concerning the protection of equipment for which we are responsible. If you see any unusual behaviour or if you are the victim of a theft, don’t hesitate to report it by submitting a ticket through the CERN Portal or calling the CSA. Security affects us all! >>

News Articles

A dual tech gem for future neutrino detectors  
ESOF: Showcasing science, diversity and inclusivity  
ICHEP 2016: to b(ump) or not to b(ump)  
LHC Report: a break from luminosity production  
CERN at ESOF 2016  
CERN tours: more popular than ever  
10,000th teacher visits CERN  
José Miguel Jiménez receives Order of Alfonso X the Wise  
Cosmic vibes: CERN raves at summer festivals  
Computer Security: Pokémon GO! Or not?  
Roberto Petronzio (1949 – 2016)  

Training and Development

Safety Training: "Habilitation électrique - Non-Electrician - Initial" course in September  
Safety Training: "Manual Handling" course in September  


News regarding Mobility at CERN  
Closure of the flagpole car park from 1 to 5 September  
New signage in the "Les Cèdres" car park  
General Purpose (office) Network reorganisation  
New location of the Learning and Development group  
Bike to work safely  
Entrepreneurship as a career path  
New AIDA-2020 call for breakthrough detector technologies  
CERN announces the fourth annual Beamline for Schools competition  
New shuttle stop in front of the Safety Training Centre  
CERN restaurants: opening hours during summer  


Conference: Seeing two black holes merge (with gravitational waves!) | 14 September | Uni Dufour  
Conference: Probing the warped side of our Universe with gravitational waves and computer simulations | 16 September | Uni Dufour  
This summer, go behind-the-scenes of CERN in photos in the Microcosm  
Cryogenic Safety HSE Seminar | 21 - 23 September 2016  

Staff Association

Changes at the helm but still on course at the Staff Association  
Summer Camp, July 2016  
Club de Pétanque  
Cricket club looking for new players  
Yoga Club  
Yoga Club  
Cine Club  
Un canoéiste du CERN vice-champion de France V3