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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 28 October 2010 - Cerafogli v European Central Bank

(Case F-84/08) 1

(Staff case - ECB Staff - Action for damages seeking compensation for harm resulting directly from alleged illegality of conditions of employment and staff rules - Civil Service Tribunal's lack of jurisdiction - Inadmissible - Release from service for staff representation - No adjustment of workload - Wrongful act )

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Maria Concetta Cerafogli (Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany) (represented by: L. Levi and M. Vandenbussche, lawyers)

Defendant: European Central Bank (represented by: F. Malfrère and N. Urban, agents, and by B. Wägenbaur, lawyer)


Application for an order requiring the ECB to pay compensation in respect of the damage allegedly suffered by the applicant on account of discrimination connected with her trade union activities.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Orders the European Central Bank to pay Ms Cerafogli the sum of EUR 5 000;

Dismisses the remainder of the application:

Orders the European Central Bank to bear its own costs and to pay one third of Ms Cerafogli's costs;

Orders Ms Cerafogli to bear two thirds of her costs.


1 - OJ 2008 C 327, p. 43.