Action brought on 23 September 2011 - ZZ v EESC

(Case F-92/11)

Language of the case: French

Parties

Applicant: ZZ (represented by: D. Abreu Caldas, S. Orlandi, A. Coolen, J.-N. Louis and É. Marchal, lawyers)

Defendant: European Economic and Social Committee

Subject-matter and description of the proceedings

Annulment of the decision of the EESC refusing the applicant's request for acknowledgement that he was the victim of misconduct, as a result of lack of assistance and a breach of the duty of care, and for measures to be taken in order to establish publicly the applicant's merits and abilities, and a claim for damages.

Form of order sought

Annul the decision of 14 June 2011 of the Secretary-General of the European Economic and Social Committee (Appointing authority/EESC) rejecting the applicant's complaint seeking acknowledgement that he was the victim of misconduct, as a result of lack of assistance and a breach of the duty of care, and requesting that measures be taken to establish publicly the applicant's merits and abilities, in particular the applicant's capacity to run an administrative unit and manage its human and financial resources;

order the EESC to pay a sum of EUR 15 000 by way of compensation for non-material damage resulting from a breach of the appointing authority's duty of care;

order the EESC to pay the costs.

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