Official Journal of the European Union
Judgment of the General Court of 21 December 2021 — KS v Frontex
(Case T-409/20) (1)
(Civil service - Members of the temporary staff - Fixed-term contract - Termination of the contract - Breakdown in the relationship of trust - Article 47(b)(ii) of the CEOS - Right to be heard - Duty to have regard for the welfare of staff - Requests for assistance and compensation - Action for annulment and compensation)
Language of the case: French
Applicant: KS (represented by: N. de Montigny, lawyer)
Defendant: European Border and Coast Guard Agency (represented by: H. Caniard, S. Drew, W. Szmidt and B. Dukay-Zangrando, acting as Agents, and by T. Bontinck, A. Guillerme and L. Burguin, lawyers)
Application under Article 270 TFEU seeking, first, annulment of Frontex’s decision of 30 August 2019 terminating the applicant’s fixed-term contract of employment and of the decision of 13 February 2020 rejecting the applicant’s requests for assistance and compensation and, second, compensation for the non-material damage which the applicant has suffered as a result.
Operative part of the judgment
Annuls the decision of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) of 13 February 2020 in so far as it rejected KS’s request for assistance;
Dismisses the action as to the remainder;
Orders KS to bear half of his own costs;
Orders Frontex to bear its own costs and to pay half of the costs incurred by KS.
(1) OJ C 279, 24.8.2020.