Official Journal of the European Union

C 364/31

Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Second Chamber) of 19 July 2016 — Opreana v Commission

(Case F-67/15) (1)

((Civil service - Temporary member of staff - Temporary member of staff occupying a permanent position - Non-renewal of a fixed-term contract - Pregnancy - Act adversely affecting a member of staff - Lack of competence of the author of an act adversely affecting a member of staff - Right to be heard - Duty to have regard to the welfare of staff))

(2016/C 364/35)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Luisa Opreana (Arlon, Belgium) (represented by: initially by A. Salerno, lawyer, and subsequently by A. Salerno and P. Singer, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: G. Berscheid and F. Simonetti, acting as Agents)


Application for annulment of the decision not to extend the applicant’s contract beyond its termination date, although she was coming to the end of her pregnancy.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:


Annuls the European Commission’s decision not to renew Ms Luisa Opreana’s temporary staff contract, which came to an end on 31 August 2014;


Orders the European Commission to bear its own costs and to pay the costs incurred by Ms Opreana.

(1)  OJ C 213, 29/6/2015, p. 50.