Action brought on 21 August 2015 — ZZ v Commission

(Case F-121/15)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: ZZ (represented by: M. Casado García-Hirschfeld, lawyer)

Defendant: European Commission

Subject-matter and description of the proceedings

Application for annulment of the decision rejecting the applicant’s candidature for the post advertised in the vacancy notice COM/2014/2036, on the basis of the failure to comply with the condition requiring a six-month break between contracts prior to the recruitment of a member of staff who has previously been employed under a contract at grade AT2c, as provided for in note D(2005)18064 of 28 July 2005 of DG HR, and for compensation in respect of the material and non-material harm allegedly suffered.

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Tribunal should:

annul the decision of 22 May 2014 in which DG HR prevented the recruitment of the applicant;

annul, so far as necessary, the decision of 14 November 2014 rejecting the complaint;

order compensation in respect of the pecuniary and non-pecuniary harm incurred by the applicant as a result of those decisions, estimated, subject to being re-evaluated in the future, at EUR 326 275, that compensation to be paid together with indexed default interest;

order the Commission to pay the costs.