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Document 62015FA0125

Case F-125/15: Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Second Chamber) of 21 July 2016 — HB v Commission (Civil service — Officials — 2014 promotion exercise — Article 45(1) of the Staff Regulations — Comparison of the merits — 2011 and 2012 staff reports — Absence of several months due to maternity leave in 2013 — Staff report lacking any substantive assessment for the year in question — Decision not to promote the applicant in 2014 — Duty to provide a statement of reasons — Consideration of the comparative merits — No recommendation from the Joint Promotion Committee — Access to the applicant’s individual computerised file — Composition of the Joint Promotion Committee — Discrimination based on gender — Non-material damage)

OJ C 364, 3.10.2016, p. 36–36 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

3.10.2016   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 364/36


Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Second Chamber) of 21 July 2016 — HB v Commission

(Case F-125/15) (1)

((Civil service - Officials - 2014 promotion exercise - Article 45(1) of the Staff Regulations - Comparison of the merits - 2011 and 2012 staff reports - Absence of several months due to maternity leave in 2013 - Staff report lacking any substantive assessment for the year in question - Decision not to promote the applicant in 2014 - Duty to provide a statement of reasons - Consideration of the comparative merits - No recommendation from the Joint Promotion Committee - Access to the applicant’s individual computerised file - Composition of the Joint Promotion Committee - Discrimination based on gender - Non-material damage))

(2016/C 364/43)

Language of the case: French

Parties

Applicant: HB (represented by: S. Orlandi and T. Martin, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: C. Berardis-Kayser and G. Berscheid, acting as Agents)

Re:

Application for annulment of the Commission’s decision not to promote the applicant to grade AD 8 in the 2014 promotion exercise and compensation for the non-material damage which the applicant claims to have suffered.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders HB to bear half of her own costs;

3.

Orders the European Commission to bear its own costs and to pay half of HB’s costs.


(1)  OJ C 398, 30/11/2015, p. 80.


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