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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Single Judge) of 18 December 2015 — De Nicola v EIB

(Case F-104/13)

(Civil Service — EIB staff — Psychological harassment — Investigation procedure — Report of the Investigation Panel — Incorrect definition of psychological harassment — Decision of the President of the EIB to take no action on a complaint — Annulment — Action for compensation)

Language of the case: Italian


Applicant: Carlo De Nicola (Strassen, Luxembourg) (represented by: L. Isola, lawyer)

Defendant: European Investment Bank (represented by: G. Nuvoli and F. Martin, acting as Agents, and A. Dal Ferro, lawyer)


Application for annulment, on the one hand, of the letter of the President of the EIB by which he firstly failed to adopt any measure concerning the psychological harassment suffered by the applicant for 20 years; secondly, justified all the facts complained of and, thirdly, requires the applicant to work with a ‘mentor’ and ‘business partner’ and, on the other, the opinion of the ‘Dignity at work’ Panel of 14 March 2013.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Annuls the decision of 29 April 2013 by which the President of the European Investment Bank rejected Mr De Nicola’s complaint of psychological harassment

Dismisses the remainder of the action;

Orders the European Investment Bank to bear its own costs and to pay the costs incurred by Mr De Nicola.