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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Third Chamber) of 12 February 2014 – Bodson and Others v EIB

(Case F-73/12) 1

(Civil Service – EIB staff – Contractual nature of the employment relationship – Reform of the EIB system of remuneration and salary progression)

Language of the case: French


Applicants: Jean-Pierre Bodson and Others (Luxembourg, Luxembourg) (represented by: L. Levi, lawyer)

Defendant: European Investment Bank (represented by: C. Gómez de la Cruz, T. Gilliams and G. Nuvoli, acting as Agents, and P.E. Partsch, lawyer)


First, application for annulment of the decisions contained in salary slips to apply the general decision of the European Investment Bank setting a salary progression capped at 2.8% for all staff and the decision establishing a merit grid entailing the loss of 1% of salary and, second, a subsequent application for the institution to be ordered to pay the difference in remuneration together with damages.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Orders Mr Bodson and the seven other applicants whose names are listed in the annex to bear their own costs and to pay those incurred by the European Investment Bank.



1 OJ C 295, 29.9.2012, p. 33.