Our services and activities

Legal Advice and Assistance

For all issues relating to the Staff Regulations, every member of the Union make enjoy benefits of information from the Union’s legal channels. In case of need, the Executive Committee may grant legal assistance, deciding on the nature and extent of such assistance. For more information, visit the Legal Assistance webpage.
The network of remote legal advice set up by the USF Brussels also provides access to consultation with specialised lawyers.

Advice on the Staff Regulations

The US-IUE Florence is at the disposal of Union members to provide advice and information to on numerous matters regulated by the implementing provisions of Staff Rules.
If you have questions concerning your rights, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Help with Health Insurance

The Union is represented on the Sickness Insurance Management Committee, which was created to streamline the procedures related to the Health Insurance Scheme and to make them more transparent.
The Committee is called upon to deliver opinions on a number of aspects of health insurance and to propose or recommend to the Appointing Authority any measure necessary for the proper functioning of the scheme.

Information regarding the state and conditions of work of the European civil service

Through its affiliation with the Union Syndicale Fédérale, the US-IUE Florence belongs to the great family of European civil service.
The participation of Executive Board members in the meetings of the Federal Committee enables us to inform members about the situation in numerous EU institutions and other European bodies.

All of these services are conducted with the utmost discretion.

EUI Working Groups

US-IUE Florence representatives are members of the following EUI working groups:

  • Career and OTD Working Group: Elena Iorio and Lotta Svantesson (former members: Paolo Baglioni and Agnès Brouet)
  • New Ways of Working and Sustainable Space Management Working Group: Serena Belligoli and Elena Asciutti (alternate)

Former working groups: Bonus Working Group & Staff Assessment and Promotion: Laura Bechi and Alessio Lapucci

Union Syndical Fédérale (USF) Brussels Working Groups 

US-IUE Florence representatives are members of the following USF Brussels working groups:

  • Working Group on the reform of the Staff regulation (Statute): Serena Belligoli, Ben Carver, Elena Iorio, Lotta Svantesson, Ingo Linsenmann  
  • Working Group on Teleworking (forthcoming): Serena Belligoli, Sarah Bernstein, Fatma Sayed, Lotta Svantesson
  • Working Group on Digitalisation and new ways of working in time of COVID-19: Giovanna Rainó