Motion of the Council of the Piedmont Region on Tessera Sanitaria

The Council of the Piedmont Region approved a motion on 10 January 2023 against the “Tessera Sanitaria depotenziata con asterisco” and the proposed agreement between the European institutions and the Italian Health Ministry. The document clearly outlines the main reasons why this agreement should be rejected. Full text (in Italian).

Letter to the Tuscany Health Department

On 18 November 2022, the EUI Employee’s Union and the Staff Committee sent a join letter to the Tuscany Health Department, asking the Tuscan Region to oppose the proposed agreement between the PMO and the Italian Health Ministry. Full letter (in Italian)

EUI Employees Union’s position on the EC PMO – Italian Health Ministry draft agreement on a Tessera Sanitaria Depotenziata (TS*)

The EUI Employees Union’s says NO to the negotiations around a draft agreement between EC PMO and the Italian Health Ministry on a Tessera Sanitaria Depotenziata (TS*). We fight for:  Active and retired personnel and their families must have guaranteed health protection through the coverage of a national healthcare system as for all other European Union […]

Motion of the Council of the Lombardy Region on Tessera Sanitaria

The Council of the Lombardy Region approved a motion in June 2022 against the “Tessera Sanitaria con asterisco” and the proposed agreement between the European institutions and the Italian Health Ministry. The document clearly outlines the main reasons why this agreement should be rejected. Full text (in Italian).

Meeting HR, SG, Union, Staff Committee on ‘tessera sanitaria’

The minutes of the meeting between the HR Director, the Secretary General, the Staff Committee and the Union representatives on tessera sanitaria and health insurance issues, which took place on 27 September 2022, are available here (EUI login required).

Article 32 letter to the Italian Health Ministry

On October 3rd 2022, the Association Article 32 sent a letter to the Italian Health Ministry on protection of health rights for European Institutions staff members with fiscal residence in Italy. Read the full document (in Italian)

Negato a 7mila italiani il medico di base

Una serie di equivoci tra la Commissione di Bruxelles e il nostro ministero della Salute alla base dell’assurda decisione Luciano Moia, Avvenire, 2 October 2022 Read the article (in Italian only)

Wellbeing workshop “12 tips to improve your work-life balance (a reminder)”

Work-life balance is a key part of self-care when juggling the responsibilities of your working day, home life, and relationships with your family members and other loved ones. Work-life balance is often used to describe a trade-off. You balance the time spent on work projects versus time spent with family, friends, and personal interests. We […]

USF Newsletter September 2022 on negotiations between the EC and the Italian Authorities on access to National Health Insurance Scheme

Following a recent decision by PMO, there is a plan to abolish the Italian National health card altogether for staff residing in Italy. Affiliates of the Joint Health Insurance Scheme residing in Italy are all entitled to coverage by the Italian National Health Service, as Article 32 of the constitution and downstream legislation that provides […]