Assignment grant | Dependency allowance | Education grant | Danger pay | Home leave & family visit
Language scheme | Mobility and hardship scheme | Non-family duty stations | R & R  
Rental subsidy & deduction | Separation payments | MSA | Travel allowance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SEPARATION FROM SERVICE

 

A. Termination Indemnity

Staff members whose appointments are terminated by the Secretary-General because of abolition of posts or reduction of staff, poor health or incapacitation for further service, unsatisfactory service or agreed termination shall receive an indemnity in accordance with the following table.

 

For staff in the Professional and higher categories and in the Field Service category, months of gross salary less staff assessment, where applicable.

For staff in the General Service and related categories, months of pensionable remuneration less staff assessment, where applicable.

Completed years of service Temporary appointments exceeding six month Fixed-term appointments Continuing appointments
Less than 1 One week for each month of uncompleted service subject to a minimum of six weeks' and a maximum of three month's indemnity pay One week for each month of uncompleted service subject to a minimum of six weeks' and a maximum of three month's indemnity pay Not applicable
1 ditto ditto Not applicable
2 ditto ditto 3
3 ditto ditto 3
4 ditto ditto 4
5 ditto ditto 5
6 ditto 3 6
7 ditto 5 7
8 ditto 7 8
9 Not applicable 9 9
10 9.5 9.5
11 10 10
12 10.5 10.5
13 11 11
14 11.5 11.5
15 or more 12 12

N.B. Please refer to Annex III of the Staff Rules 100 series for complete details.

 

B. Repatriation Grant.

The repatriation grant shall be payable to staff members whom the Organization is obligated to repatriate. The repatriation grant shall not, however, be paid to a staff member who is summarily dismissed, who abandons his or her post, who was residing at the time of separation in his or her country, or who cannot give evidence of actual relocation on separation from service. Evidence of relocation away from the country of the last duty station of the staff member must be provided before the grant is paid. However, evidence of relocation shall not be required for payment of the grant with respect to qualifying service accrued prior to 1 July 1979. The amount of the grant shall vary with the length of service with the United Nations. The maximum rates payable shall be as follows:

Years of continuous service away from home country Staff member with a spouse or dependent child at time of separation Staff member with neither a spouse nor a dependent child at time of separation
  Professional and higher categories General Service category
 

For staff in the Professional and higher categories and in the Field Service category, weeks of gross salary, less staff assessment, where applicable

For staff in the General Service category, weeks of pensionable remuneration, less staff assessment, where applicable

1 4 3 2
2 8 5 4
3 10 6 5
4 12 7 6
5 14 8 7
6 16 9 8
7 18 10 9
8 20 11 10
9 22 13 11
10 24 14 12
11 26 15 13
12 or more 28 16 14

 

C. Death Grant.

In the case of death of a staff member, the date on which entitlement to salary, allowances and benefits shall be the date of death, unless there is a surviving spouse or dependent child. In this event, the date shall be determined in accordance with the following schedule.

Completed years of service in the Secretariat (as defined in rule 9.8)

Months of extension beyond date of death
3 or less 3
4 4
5 5
6 6
7 7
8 8
9 or more 9

N.B. For full details, please refer to rule 109.10.

 

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