Union Statement on externalised work

While we understand the potential benefits of outsourcing, we cannot support the total externalisation of specific services especially those that create a loss of in-house knowledge and expertise. Additionally, the Union warns against partial externalisation of similar functions within the same service and workplace as this creates unequal work and pay conditions for employees doing […]

Solidarity with Italian Unions strike on 17 November

The Union USF IUE Florence signed on 14 November the petition in support for and solidarity with the Italian unions’ strike on 17 November in protest against the Budget law proposal. We signed as the 66th signature and at the moment of writing there are 127 signatures of the petition. The strike raises public awareness […]

Union Statement for cease fire, against war and call for donations for civilian victims

The Union condemns violence in all its forms and we believe that the war in Israel and Palestine must stop. A cease fire should be sought immediately. We call for donations from our members and greater community to contribute to humanitarian organisations for the protection of the civilian victims: Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) […]

Union Statement on the Tessera Sanitaria and Social Dialogue​

The Union is concerned about the “PMO-Italy agreement’s” impact on our constitutional right to the SSN as citizens and residents of Italy and stresses that the legal grounds upon which it is being negotiated are still unclear. The Union stands by its belief that your nationality and your employer should not determine nor endanger your […]

Union Statement on Gender Balance

The EUI Employees Union values equality, diversity, and inclusion/inclusivity in any EUI activity and its workforce. We endeavour to highlight and advertise ongoing institutional collaborations that reflect a more equitable vision of our Institution.​

On police harassment incidents at SoU 2023: Statement of Support

We, the Union, believe that the incidents of police harassment at the State of the Union event in May 2023 indicate a need for an agreed set of rights extended to all EUI community when on campus. The Union stresses that codified guarantees on behaviour of visiting security (police and others) to the EUI campuses […]

USF Unions’ second letter to the Italian Ministry of Health: 19 July 2023

On 19 July 2023 a joint letter  from the USF Unions in EUI Florence, ERC Ispra and ETF Torino was delivered via PEC by lawyer Michela Velardo to the Italian Ministry of Health and to Central office of JSIS. Main points addressed as critical: the agreement introduces a voluntary adherence to SSN, but also an […]

New Union Members Welcome Scheme

This scheme applies to the first year of a new Union member subscription. The Welcome scheme fees are proportionally reduced based on the ‘normal’ fees listed above, and should also be paid at one time. No proportional discounted rates are applied to renewals of membership. 100% for new subscriptions till 31 March 75% for new […]

16th Union Syndicale Fédérale Congress USF – Alicante, 6-9 May 2023

The 16th Union Syndicale Fédérale Congress USF Alicante took place in Alicante on 6-9 May and  3 members of the Union USF IUE Florence’s Executive Committee attended. The Union Syndicale Fédérale includes in total 20 member organisations, and the USF IUE is one of them. The Congress brought member organisations together to consolidate the fundamental […]

EUI Employee Union’s Position on SSN / TS

Your nationality and your employer should not determine nor endanger your right to health care! *** La tua nazionalità e il tuo datore di lavoro non possono né determinare né limitare il tuo dirito alla salute! Complete original version publicly available since November 2022. This slightly shortened revised version has been presented at the EUI […]