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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 18 May 2015 — Pohjanmäki v Council

(Case F-44/14) 1

(Civil service — Officials — Promotion — Consideration of comparative merits — Respective roles of the Appointing Authority and of the JCC — Absence of staff reports — Failure by members of the JCC to consult staff reports — Compatibility of the functions of the rapporteur with the JCC and of the former assessor — Manifest error of assessment — Seniority in grade — Level of responsibilities exercised — Duty of care)

Language of the case: French

Parties

Applicant: Jaana Pohjanmäki (Brussels, Belgium) (represented by: M. Velardo, lawyer)

Defendant: Council of the European Union (represented by: M. Bauer, E. Rebasti and M. Veiga, acting as Agents)

Re:

The application, first, to annul the Council’s decision not to promote the applicant to grade AD 13 and, second, to award damages for the non-material harm allegedly suffered.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Declares that Ms Pohjanmäki is to bear half of her own costs;

Declares that the Council of the European Union is to bear its own costs and to pay half of the costs incurred by Ms Pohjanmäki.

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1 OJ C 212, 7/7/2014, p. 46.