Judgment No. 2792
1. The complaint is allowed.
2. The EPO shall pay moral damages to the complainant as a representative of the Munich Staff Committee in an amount of 1,000 euros.
3. It shall also pay him 1,000 euros in costs.
4. All other claims are dismissed.
"Having launched an internal appeal, a staff member is entitled to know whether the appeal is allowed or dismissed. The fact that certain aspects of the relief sought may have become moot does not absolve the head of an organisation from making a determination on the merits of the appeal."
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