The Governing Body:
(a) noted the recommendation of the International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) on the increase of 0.13 per cent in the base/floor salary and consequential increases in separation payments, for staff in the Professional and higher categories, and authorized the Director-General to give effect in the ILO, through amendments to the Staff Regulations, to this increase, subject to its approval by the United Nations General Assembly;
(b) approved the following amendment to article 14.7 of the Staff Regulations:
Subject to the approval of the Governing Body, these Regulations may be amended, without prejudice to the acquired rights of officials, by the Director-General after consulting the Joint Negotiating Committee. The Director-General
shall also may amend the Regulations, without prejudice to the acquired rights of officials, and after consulting the Joint Negotiating Committee, in order to give effect to decisions of the International Civil Service Commission and of the General Assembly on the recommendation of the Commission concerning (1) salary scales (2) rates of allowances and benefits (other than pensions, dependency allowances, education grant, home leave, repatriation grant and termination indemnity), the conditions of entitlement thereto, and standards of travel; and ( 23) the classification of duty stations for the purpose of applying post adjustments; as well as in respect of non-controversial issues with no significant financial and policy implications; the Governing Body shall be informed of such amendments.
(Document GB.312/PFA/13, paragraph 5)
Frequency and timing of reporting of common system recommendations and decisions
The Governing Body decided that the Office would report to it on common system issues and consequential amendments to the Staff Regulations once a year, normally at its Spring Session.