Action brought on 8 November 2010 - Jacques Biwer and Others v Commission

(Case F-115/10)

Language of the case: French

Parties

Applicants: Jacques Biwer (Bascharage, Luxembourg) and Others (represented by: F. Frabetti, lawyer)

Defendant: European Commission

Subject-matter and description of the proceedings

Annulment of the Commission decision to consider certain financial assistance from a Member State to students in higher education to be an allowance of the same nature as family allowances and to deduct this financial assistance from the education allowance granted to officials who are parents of those students.

Form of order sought

Annul the decision of the PMO of Luxembourg, not notified to the applicants, by which certain financial assistance from the Luxembourg State, granted by CEDIES to students in higher education in Luxembourg or abroad, is henceforth to be considered to be an allowance of the same nature as those paid under Articles l, 2 and 3 of Annex VII of the Staff Regulations and, under Article 67(2), is to be deducted from the education allowance granted to officials who are parents of those students;

annul the applicants' monthly pay slips drawn up in accordance with the abovementioned decision from January 2010 and for the following months, drawing up new, amended pay slips as of January 2010.

order the Commission to pay the costs.

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