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 22 Jun 2016 Seats left 0

FICSA training workshop on bullying and harassment - Workshop full

22 Jun - 23 Jun 2016 UNAIDS Geneva

Deadline for applications: 2 June 2016 The Federation of International Civil Servants' Associations (FICSA) has organized a workshop on bullying...

22 Jun - 23 Jun 2016 UNAIDS Geneva
Registration deadline 11 Jan 2016 Seats left 0

FICSA Workshop on General Service salary survey methodology II (non-headquarters duty stations)

11 Jan - 15 Jan 2016 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

FICSA will be holding an English-speaking Workshop on the General Service salary survey methodology II (non-headquarters duty stations) in...

11 Jan - 15 Jan 2016 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Registration deadline 16 Nov 2015 Seats left 0

Deuxième formation - Atelier de formation de la FICSA sur la méthode applicable sur les enquêtes...

16 Nov - 20 Nov 2015 OMS Libreville

Date de clôture des nominations : le 10 novembre 2015 J’ai le plaisir de vous annoncer qu’un atelier de formation de la FICSA sur les enquêtes...

16 Nov - 20 Nov 2015 OMS Libreville
Registration deadline 9 Nov 2015 Seats left 0

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

9 Nov - 13 Nov 2015 OMS Libreville

Date de clôture des nominations : le 23 octobre 2015 Un atelier de formation de la FICSA sur les enquêtes salariales des agents des Services...

9 Nov - 13 Nov 2015 OMS Libreville
Registration deadline 26 Oct 2015 Seats left 0

FICSA Workshop on General Service salary survey methodology II (non-headquarters duty stations)

26 Oct - 30 Oct 2015 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

FICSA will be holding an English-speaking Workshop on the General Service salary survey methodology II (non-headquarters duty stations) in Addis...

26 Oct - 30 Oct 2015 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Registration deadline 14 Oct 2015 Seats left 0

FICSA Training course for staff representatives on Professional salary issues

14 Oct - 16 Oct 2015 IAEA, Vienna

Deadline for applications: 8 October 2015 The Federation of International Civil Servants' Associations (FICSA) has organized a training course...

14 Oct - 16 Oct 2015 IAEA, Vienna

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