Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Third Chamber) of 16 May 2012 –Skareby v Commission

(Case F-42/10) 1

(Civil service – Duty to provide assistance – Articles 12a and 24 of the Staff Regulations – Psychological harassment by a hierarchical superior)

Language of the case: English


Applicant: Carina Skareby (Louvain, Belgium) (represented by: S. Rodrigues and C. Bernard-Glanz, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: J. Currall and J. Baquero Cruz, Agents)


Application for the annulment of the defendant’s decision refusing the request for assistance relating to psychological harassment of which the applicant claims to have been a victim.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Orders Ms Skareby to pay, in addition to her own costs, three quarters of the costs of the European Commission;

Orders the European Commission to pay one quarter of its own costs.


1 OJ C 209, 31.7.2010, p. 55.