US IUE Florence supports Resolution on the Palestine and Israel conflict

US IUE Florence supports Resolution on the Palestine and Israel conflict  With this statement, US IUE Florence supports the EPSU Congress Resolution on the Palestine and Israel conflict and “calls for all acts of violence to end and for a long-lasting peace to be negotiated. US IUE Florence “expresses its deepest condolences and solidarity with […]

Five resolutions adopted by the 11th EPSU congress

The 11th EPSU Congress, which took place on 18-20 June in Bucharest, has adopted five resolutions: on the Palestine and Israel conflict on High-quality, affordable and accessible public services are an essential pillar of a social Europe on the rise of the far-right: no time to waste in the fightback on the European Elections: promote […]

Statement of Support from the US-IUE Florence to the Workers of Ex-GKN in Campi Bisenzio

[Italian version below] The US-IUE Florence wishes to express its unwavering support for the workers of the ex-GKN in Campi Bisenzio (Florence). Since the mass layoff due to delocalisation in July 2021, GKN workers have consistently demonstrated commitment, resilience, and creativity in fighting for their rights, aiming for a factory that is public, socially integrated, […]

Thanks to Union Syndicale, the right to family allowances has been extended

When does your child complete his/her studies? For PMO, studies ended on the day of the last exam, and allowances were no longer paid for the following month. They would reopen the right to allowances if the child did not pass and had to retake exams in September or repeat the year. For many years, […]

JSIS: new ceilings, equality coefficients and rules on medically assisted reproduction

The new European Commission Decision C(2023) 7673, laying down general implementing provisions for the reimbursement of medical expenses, entered into force in November 2023. This includes Higher reimbursement ceilings and broader access to medically assisted reproduction. New equality coefficients have also been introduced in November 2023.

Summaries of HR – Union meetings

The Union will publish summaries of the meetings regularly held with HR, to further enhance transparency of the social dialogue and communication with our members. These documents are published on the “Minutes and Presentations” webpage under “HR meetings”. A summary of the joint HR-SC-Union meeting, which took place on 22 March 2024, has just been […]

AGORA special edition 50 years

The AGORA special edition commemorating the 50th anniversary of Union Syndicale Fédérale (USF) reflects on five decades of advocacy and achievements for staff rights. From negotiating agreements to championing social dialogue, USF has shaped EU governance and employment policies. The edition highlights key moments in USF’s history and pays tribute to past and present members’ […]

50th Anniversary Celebration: US IUE Florence Reaffirms Commitment to Solidarity and Unity

On March 15, 2024, marking the 50th anniversary of the Union Syndicale Fédérale Europe’s inception, US IUE Florence gathered in Ispra alongside 14 member organizations to reaffirm the principles outlined in the New Declaration of Ispra. Represented by Vice-president Elena Iorio, US IUE Florence proudly continues the legacy of its predecessors who signed the inaugural […]

MAE note on volontary access to Italian health system

In the context of activities aimed at safeguarding staff members, USF-IUE closely monitors legislation concerning healthcare in Italy. We flag that the Ministry for Foreign Policy and Italian Development Cooperation note dated 7 March 2024 clarifies which individuals must pay a contribution to the health system if they wish to adhere to it on a […]

The EUI OTD Policy Framework: our perspective and action taken

Following the HR Call for Reclassification and Grade Adjustments on 29 February 2024, the EUI Employees Union provided public inputs to the discussion since September 2023 regarding the Organizational Talent Development (OTD) policy. The USF-IUE has actively presented its point of view on the topic through various channels, including meetings with HR and the Staff […]