Workshops participation

FICSA organizes training workshops on the methodology used to determine the salaries of General Service staff. There are two separate methodologies: one is used for headquarters duty stations and the other for non-headquarters duty stations. The aim of the workshops is to train staff in the use of salary survey techniques by providing a thorough review of the methodology. The training covers the role and responsibilities of survey participants. Basic concepts related to the system of job evaluation and job classification are also addressed. The following phases of the survey are analyzed: preparatory work, data collection, data analysis, construction and approval of the new salary scale. Interim adjustment procedures and special measures (inflation, devaluation and other situations) are also presented.

Participation is intended principally for staff serving in the region in which the workshop is organized. However, participants may be enrolled irrespective of their duty station of assignment. Staff from duty stations earmarked for comprehensive salary surveys in the ensuing months are encouraged to attend.

FICSA workshops are provided free-of-charge for staff representatives from FICSA dues-paying members associations/unions (full and associate). A discount is granted for members with consultative and observer status. A participation fee is however charged for other participants, including staff representatives from organizations whose staff association or union is not a member of FICSA.

Participation is intended principally for staff serving in the region in which the workshop is organized. However, participants may be enrolled irrespective of their duty station of assignment. Staff from duty stations earmarked for comprehensive salary surveys in the ensuing months are encouraged to attend.

FICSA workshops are provided free-of-charge for staff representatives from FICSA dues-paying members associations/unions (full and associate). However, they are responsible for their own travel and accommodation costs. A discount is granted for members with consultative and observer status. A participation fee is however charged for other participants, including staff representatives from organizations whose staff association or union is not a member of FICSA.

FICSA organizes between 6 and 8 workshops a year. Information about the venues is posted on the website around two months prior to each workshop.

Salary survey workshops

Salary surveys are carried out periodically to determine the salaries of staff in the General Service and related categories. The survey looks at the best prevailing salaries paid by comparator employers in the duty station.FICSA organizes training workshops on the methodology used to determine the salaries of General Service staff. FICSA offers training to staff and staff representatives on how to carry out a salary survey. Staff and their representatives receive the skills and knowledge needed to participate in Local Salary Survey Committees.

There are two separate methodologies: one is used for headquarters duty stations and the other for non-headquarters duty stations. The aim of the workshops is to train staff in the use of salary survey techniques by providing a thorough review of the methodology. The training covers the role and responsibilities of survey participants. Basic concepts related to the system of job evaluation and job classification are also addressed. The following phases of the survey are analyzed: preparatory work, data collection, data analysis, construction and approval of the new salary scale. Interim adjustment procedures and special measures (inflation, devaluation and other situations) are also presented.

Other training areas

In addition to salary survey workshops, FICSA also offers training on staff representation, legal appeals process, human resources, job classification, post adjustment, professional salaries, pensions, etc.

FICSA Training Catalogue

 

There are no upcoming workshops.Please see the archive of the past workshops below.
Registration deadline 27 Jun 2018 Seats left 0

FICSA workshop on the role of staff representatives during investigations and dicsiplinary...

27 Jun 2018 Geneva, Switzerland

Deadline for applications: 14 June 2018 The Federation of International Civil Servants' Associations (FICSA) has organized a workshop on the role...

27 Jun 2018 Geneva, Switzerland
Registration deadline 18 Jun 2018 Seats left 0

FICSA technical support mission (French)

18 Jun - 20 Jun 2018 Conakry, Guinée
18 Jun - 20 Jun 2018 Conakry, Guinée
Registration deadline 11 Jun 2018 Seats left 0

Atelier de formation de la FICSA sur la méthode applicable sur les enquêtes salariales des agents...

11 Jun - 15 Jun 2018 FUNSA Guinea

Date de clôture des nominations : le 25 mai 2018 Un atelier de formation de la FICSA sur les enquêtes salariales des agents des Services généraux...

11 Jun - 15 Jun 2018 FUNSA Guinea
Registration deadline 25 Apr 2018 Seats left 0

FICSA workshops for staff representatives on 1) Writing job description and 2) Job Classification...

25 Apr - 27 Apr 2018 ITU Geneva, Room M, Montbrillant Building

Deadline for applications: 11 April 2018 Dear colleagues, The Federation of International Civil Servants' Associations (FICSA) is pleased to...

25 Apr - 27 Apr 2018 ITU Geneva, Room M, Montbrillant Building
Registration deadline 29 Mar 2018 Seats left 0

FICSA workshop on working under pressure: emotional inteligence in the workplace

29 Mar 2018 WHO/HQ Geneva

Deadline for applications: 16 March 2018 Dear colleagues, The Federation of International Civil Servants' Associations (FICSA) is pleased to...

29 Mar 2018 WHO/HQ Geneva
Registration deadline 7 Dec 2017 Seats left 0

FICSA Workshop on the Law and Procedure Governing Internal and ILOAT Appeals of Adverse...

7 Dec - 8 Dec 2017 CTBTO, Vienna

Deadline for applications: 24 November 2017 Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to inform you that FICSA has organized an English-speaking Workshop...

7 Dec - 8 Dec 2017 CTBTO, Vienna

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