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Action brought on 28 March 2007 - Quadu v Parliament

(Case F-29/07)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Sandro Quadu (Brussels, Belgium) (represented by S. Orlandi, A. Coolen, J.-N. Louis and E. Marchal, lawyers)

Defendant: European Parliament

Form of order sought

annul the decision of the Appointing Authority of 26 April 2006 appointing the applicant as an official of the European Communities inasmuch as it determines his classification in grade AST 2, step 3;

order the defendant to pay the costs.

Pleas in law and main arguments

By decision of 26 April 2006, the applicant, at the time a member of temporary staff of the Parliament classified in grade C*4, step 7, and successful candidate in an internal competition for clerical assistants (career bracket C4-5) No C/348, published before the entry into force of Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 723/2004 of 22 March 2004 amending the Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities and the Conditions of Employment of other servants1, was appointed as an official and classified in grade AST 2, step 3.

In his action, the applicant asserts inter alia breach of the competition notice and of the principle of equality of treatment and of non-discrimination. In particular, he contests the administration's interpretation of Article 5(4) of Annex XIII of the Staff Regulations as meaning that the members of temporary staff who are appointed officials only have the right to retain their former grade and step in cases where the appointment entails promotion to a higher grade.


1 - OJ L 124 of 27.04.2004, p. 1.