Official Journal of the European Union
Judgment of the General Court of 27 April 2022 — Correia v EESC
(Case T-750/20) (1)
(Civil service - EESC staff - Members of the temporary staff - Request for career reconstitution - Rejection of the request - Action for annulment - Proper conduct of the pre-litigation procedure - Time limit for lodging a complaint - Interest in bringing proceedings - Admissibility - Equal treatment - Legal certainty - Entitlement to reasonable career prospects - Absence of a right to career constitution - Obligation to carry out a consideration of the comparative merits - Liability - Non-material damage)
Language of the case: French
Applicant: Paula Correia (Woluwe-Saint-Étienne, Belgium) (represented by: L. Levi, lawyer)
Defendant: European Economic and Social Committee (represented by: M. Pascua Mateo, K. Gambino, X. Chamodraka, A. Carvajal García-Valdecasas and L. Camarena Januzec, acting as Agents, and by B. Wägenbaur, lawyer)
By her action based on Article 270 TFEU, the applicant seeks, first, the annulment of the decision of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) of 8 April 2020 by which the EESC rejected her request for career reconstitution, second, an order that the EESC pay remuneration arrears and derived financial benefits, together with late payment interest and, third, compensation for the non-material damage that she claims to have suffered.
Operative part of the judgment
Annuls the decision of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) of 8 April 2020 rejecting Ms Paula Correia’s request for career constitution;
Dismisses the action as to the remainder;
Orders the EESC to pay the costs.
(1) OJ C 53, 15.2.2021.