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Counter-proposal of staff on mobility

We are pleased to share with you the counter-proposal of staff on the subject of mobility. It has been approved by every staff union in the UN system and also reflects the outcome of a townhall we organized on the subject in early April and the results of the survey held in January. However, further transitional measures will need to be worked out and will form an integral part of the staff position.

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Council members trained to represent you

Members of the UNOG Staff Coordination Council have the possibility to take part in training courses carried out by the General Federation of Trade Unions (GFTU) in the UK. These training courses cover important topics, such as “negotiation & influencing skills” or “leadership skills”, specifically approaching them from a trade union perspective. These mainly two-day courses provide a basis for the discussed subject, reinforced through role plays and case studies. The participants are expected to apply and improve the acquired skills in practice.

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First meeting of the Staff-Management Committee

SMC VI takes place in New York, from 24 April to 3 May 2017. Working papers from staff unions can be downloaded below.

SMC VI working papers

Attached documents
Download this file (Official documents.zip)Official documents.zip

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Encouraging flexible working arrangements

Many of you have heard that the Secretary-General is keen to encourage the use of flexible working arrangements (FWAs). FWAs are voluntary and not a reward or an entitlement. However, if managed properly, they can encourage work-life balance and positively impact on staff performance, morale, productivity, job satisfaction and organizational commitment.

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Council publishes 2012-2013 work programme

The Council is pleased to share with you its work programme, outlining its activities and goals for the coming year. The programme was unanimously approved by the Council at its meeting on 15 March 2012. We take this opportunity to remind you that the UNOG Staff Coordinating Council promotes the welfare and rights of all UN staff in Geneva and represents you to management in Geneva and New York. 

Attached documents
Download this file (CCWorkProgramme30.PDF)Work programme

Impact of policy preventing temporary staff on vacant posts

As you may be aware, a memo was issued at the end of last week by the Department of Management in New York preventing as of 1 April 2012, with some exceptions, the use of regular budget vacant posts to fund temporary appointments. The full details are in the memo.

 

Attached documents
Download this file (SDOC0178.pdf)Memo

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