Official Journal of the European Union
Judgment of the General Court of 15 December 2021 — HB v EIB
(Case T-757/19) (1)
(Civil service - Staff of the EIB - Complaint alleging psychological harassment - Administrative enquiry - Decision dismissing the complaint - Decision rejecting the request for conciliation - Right to be heard - Liability)
Language of the case: English
Applicant: HB (represented by: C. Bernard-Glanz, lawyer)
Defendant: European Investment Bank (represented by: G. Faedo and K. Carr, acting as Agents, and by B. Wägenbaur, lawyer)
Application under Article 270 TFEU and Article 50a of the Statute of the Court of Justice of the European Union seeking, first, annulment of the decisions of the EIB of 20 June and 10 October 2019 rejecting, respectively, a complaint of harassment and intimidation, and a request for conciliation, and, second, compensation for the harm allegedly suffered by the applicant as a result of those decisions.
Operative part of the judgment
Annuls the decision of 20 June 2019 of the President of the European Investment Bank (EIB);
Orders the EIB to pay HB the sum of EUR 1 000 in respect of the loss of opportunity to settle the dispute amicably;
Dismisses the action as to the remainder;
Orders the EIB to bear its own costs and to pay those incurred by HB.
(1) OJ C 222, 6.7.2020.