Latest news on contract policy

The current contract policy, foreseeing limited-duration (LD) contracts of a maximum period five years, was implemented in 2009, shortly prior to the LHC becoming fully operational.

Following five years of experience recruiting under this policy, and with one complete LHC machine cycle of shutdown and operation, a full review of this policy was carried out in 2014.

The review... read more


Latest news on integrity at CERN

In 2014, a working group was established to develop a policy on conflict of interest at CERN and to review the related obligations under Article S I.3.13 of the Staff Regulations. The group was composed of the Director of Administration and General Infrastructure, the Heads of the Human Resources Department, Internal Audit and the Legal Service, as well as other representatives from these services.

In March 2015, the Director-General... read more