Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Third Chamber) of 26 June 2013 – BU v EMA

(Joined Cases F-135/11, F-51/12, F-110/12) 1

(Civil Service – Temporary staff – Non-renewal of a fixed-term contract – Act adversely affecting an official – Request within the meaning of Article 90(1) of the Staff Regulations – Request for the reclassification of a contract – Reasonable period – Complaint against the rejection of a compliant – Article 8 of the CEOS – Duty of care)

Language of the case: French

Parties

Applicant: BU (London, United Kingdom) (represented by: S. Orlandi, J.-N. Louis and D. Abreu Caldas, lawyers)

Defendant: European Medicines Agency (EMA) (represented: in Case F-135/11, by S. Vincenzo initially, then by T. Jablonski and G. Gavrilidou, Agents, and D. Waelbroeck and A. Duron, lawyers; in Case F-51/12, by T. Jablonski and G. Gavrilidou, Agents, and D. Waelbroeck and A. Duron, lawyers, and in Case F-110/12, by T. Jablonski and N. Rampal Olmedo, Agents)

Re:

Application for annulment of the decision of the European Medicines Agency not to renew the applicant’s contract as a member of the temporary staff.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Annuls the decision of the European Medicines Agency not to renew BU’s contract, notified by the letter of 30 May 2011;

Dismisses the action in Case F-135/11 as to the remainder;

Dismisses the actions in Cases F-51/12 and F-110/12;

Orders the European Medicines Agency to bear its own costs and to pay the costs incurred by BU in Cases F-135/11 and F-51/12;

Orders BU to bear his own costs and to pay the costs incurred by the European Medicines Agency in Case F-110/12.

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1 OJ C 65, 3.3.2012, p. 24; OJ C 209, 14.7.2012, p. 14; OJ C 379, 8.12.12, p. 34 .