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Document 62019TA0843

Case T-843/19: Judgment of the General Court of 28 April 2021 — Correia v EESC (Civil service — EESC staff — Members of the temporary staff — Refusal to regrade — Action for annulment — Time limit for complaints — Burden of proving expiry of the time limit — Act adversely affecting an official — Admissibility — Equal treatment — Legal certainty — Action for damages — Non-material damage)

OJ C 242, 21.6.2021, p. 32–33 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

21.6.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 242/32


Judgment of the General Court of 28 April 2021 — Correia v EESC

(Case T-843/19) (1)

(Civil service - EESC staff - Members of the temporary staff - Refusal to regrade - Action for annulment - Time limit for complaints - Burden of proving expiry of the time limit - Act adversely affecting an official - Admissibility - Equal treatment - Legal certainty - Action for damages - Non-material damage)

(2021/C 242/43)

Language of the case: French

Parties

Applicant: Paula Correia (Sint-Stevens-Woluwe, Belgium) (represented by: L. Levi and M. Vandenbussche, lawyers)

Defendant: European Economic and Social Committee (represented by: M. Pascua Mateo, X. Chamodraka and K. Gambino, acting as Agents, and by B. Wägenbaur, lawyer)

Re:

Application based on Article 270 TFEU seeking, first, annulment of the decision of the EESC adopted on a date unknown to the applicant, which the applicant became aware of on 12 April 2019, refusing to regrade her in grade AST 7 in the 2019 regrading process and, secondly, compensation for the non-material damage suffered by the applicant on account of that decision.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Annuls the decision of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) refusing to regrade Mrs Paula Correia in the 2019 regrading process;

2.

Orders the EESC to pay Mrs Correia the sum of EUR 2 000 in respect of the non-material damage she suffered;

3.

Orders the EESC to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 45, 10.2.2020.


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