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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Second Chamber) of 29 April 2015 — Todorova Androva v Council

(Case F-78/12) 1

(Civil Service — Promotion — 2011 promotion year — Not included in the list of officials eligible for promotion — Article 45 of the Staff Regulations — Two years’ seniority in the grade — Failure to take account of the period of work carried out as a member of the temporary staff — Difference in treatment due to the legal nature of the employment of the workers concerned — Directive 1999/70/EC — Framework agreement on fixed-term work concluded by ETUC, UNICE and CEEP — Clause 4 — Reliance — Exclusion)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Viara Todorova Androva (Rhode-Saint-Genese, Belgium) (represented by: M. Velardo, lawyer)

Defendant: Council of the European Union (represented by: J. Herrmann and M. Bauer, acting as Agents)

Intervener in support of the defendant: European Commission (represented by: J. Currall and G. Gattinara, acting as Agents)


Annulment of the Council's decision not to include the applicant in the list of officials eligible for promotion in respect of 2011.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Orders Ms Todorova Androva to bear her own costs and to pay the costs incurred by the Council of the European Union;

Orders the European Commission and the European Court of Auditors to bear their own costs.



1 OJ C 295, 29.9.2012, p. 34.