Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 9 March 2010 - N v Parliament

(Case F-26/09) 1

(Staff cases - Officials - Action for damages - Admissibility - Psychological harassment - Duty of care - Non-material damage)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: N (Brussels, Belgium) (represented by: É. Boigelot, lawyer)

Defendant: European Parliament (represented by: K. Zejdová and R. Ignătescu, Agents)


An order that the Parliament pay the applicant the sum of EUR 12 000 by way of compensation for the harm suffered, first, on account of the psychological and professional harassment to which she was subject and, secondly, on account of there being no internal administrative investigation by an independent body.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Orders the European Parliament to pay N compensation in the amount of EUR 2 000;

For the rest, dismisses the action;

Orders the European Parliament to bear its own costs and to pay three quarters of N's cost

Orders N to bear one quarter of her own costs.


1 - OJ C 153 of 04. 07. 2009, p. 51.