The Commissionís mandate covers all facets of staff employment conditions, but
the type of action it is empowered to take in a specific area is regulated under
On some matters (e.g. establishment of daily subsistence
allowance; schedules of post adjustment, i.e. cost-of-living element; hardship
entitlements), the Commission itself may take decisions.
In other areas,
it makes recommendations to the General Assembly which then acts as the
legislator for the rest of the common system. Such matters include Professional
salary scales, the level of dependency allowances and education grant.
On still other matters, the Commission makes recommendations to the
executive heads of the organizations; these include, in particular, human
resources policy issues.
STATUTE AND RULES