Action brought on 10 October 2008 - Gheysens v Council

(Case F-83/08)

Language of the case: French

Parties

Applicant: Johan Gheysens (Mechelen, Belgium) (represented by: S. Orlandi, A. Coolen, J.-N. Louis and E. Marchal, lawyers)

Defendant: Council of the European Union

Subject-matter and description of the proceedings

Annulment of the decision of the Council fixing the conditions of the applicant's recruitment in so far as it limits the duration of the contract to two years and classifies him in function group III, grade 11, step 1 and a declaration that Article 88 of the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants is illegal in so far as it authorises successive contracts for a fixed period subject to an overall limit of three years.

Form of order sought

Declare that Article 88 of the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants is illegal in so far as it authorises successive contracts for a fixed period subject to an overall limit of three years;

Annul the decision of the Council fixing the conditions of the applicant's recruitment in so far as it limits the duration of his contract to two years and classifies him in function group III, grade 11, step 1;

Order the Council of the European Union to pay the costs.

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